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    Sale 7737

    Impressionist/Modern Day Sale (immediately following Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper)

    24 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 302

    Victor Vasarely (1906-1997)

    Le métro

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Victor Vasarely (1906-1997)
    Le métro
    signed 'VASARELY' (lower right)
    oil on board
    45¾ x 34 7/8 in. (116 x 88.6 cm.)
    Painted in 1945


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 27 November 1971, lot 58.
    Crane Kalman Gallery, London.
    Acquired from the above by the late owner in December 1971.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE AUDREY BURTON, O.B.E.


    Literature

    V. Vasarely, Vasarely, Neuchâtel, 1969, p. 192, no. 5 (illustrated).