25 June 2008,
Price realised USD 500
USD 400 - USD 600
Anonymous, 20th Century
signed and dated '13/10 25/...' (lower left) and further signed, inscribed and dated 's/s Paris, 13 Oct. 1925 A Monsieur Jacqueline Bien amicalement, Henry Villar A Joulzet- Margot St. Clair' and variously inscribed (on the mount lower right and lower left)
pencil and watercolor on paper
11 x 8¾ in. (27.9 x 22.2 cm.)
Henry Villar would become the Chief Pursur on boar the S.S. Normandie.
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Property from the collection of Douglas F. Bushnell
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