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    Sale 3065

    Post-War and Contemporary Art

    1 - 2 November 2016, Amsterdam

  • Lot 120

    Marcel Broodthaers (1924-1976)

    Lettre ouverte (Open Letter)

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    Marcel Broodthaers (1924-1976)
    Lettre ouverte (Open Letter)
    (i) signed with the artist's initials and dated 'M. B. 72' (upper left)
    offset lithograph, in two parts
    (i) 38 x 51cm.
    (ii) 38 x 61cm.
    (2)Executed in 1972, (i) is from an edition of three hundred, (ii) is a trial proof for the edition

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    Special Notice

    Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.
    “ ! ”: Lot is imported from outside the EU. For each Lot the Buyer’s Premium is calculated as 37.75% of the Hammer Price up to a value of €30,000, plus 31.7% of the Hammer Price between €30,001 and €1,200,000, plus 22.02% of any amount in excess of €1,200,000.


    Galerie Isy Brachot, Brussels.
    Anon. sale, Christie’s Amsterdam, 31 May 1994, lot 607.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.

    Pre-Lot Text



    Galerie Jos Jamar (ed.), Marcel Broodthaers: Het Volledig Grafisch Werk en de Boeken, Knokke-Duinbergen 1989, no. 13 (another from the edition illustrated in colour, pp. 39-40).
    N. Nobis, W. Meyer (eds.), Marcel Broodthaers: Katalog der Editionen Graphik und Bücher, Ostfildern-Ruit 1996, no. 13 (another from the edition illustrated in colour, p. 35).

    Post Lot Text

    We are most grateful to the Estate of Marcel Broodthaers for the information kindly provided.