• Nineteen to Now, art from the  auction at Christies

    Sale 2826

    Nineteen to Now, art from the 19th, 20th & 21st centuries, including Topographical Observations, African and Indonesian Pictures

    8 September 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 411

    Kees Verkade (b. 1941)

    The swimming lesson

    Price Realised  

    Kees Verkade (b. 1941)
    The swimming lesson
    bronze with a brown patina
    14 cm. high (excl. the wooden base)
    Conceived circa 1974. This piece is unique.


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    A slightly different larger version can be found at the Reidingweg in Drachten.

    To be sold with a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist.

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    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.
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