13 May 2016,
Price realised USD 8,125
USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
Jean-Pierre Cassigneul (b. 1935)
signed and dated 'Cassigneul 1973.' (lower left) and titled '"Koinobori."' (lower right)
acrylic, gouache and watercolor on paper laid down on paper
12 7/8 x 9 1/8 in. (32.6 x 23.2 cm.)
Painted in 1973
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Jean-Pierre Cassigneul has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
From time to time, Christie's may offer a lot which it owns in whole or in part. This is such a lot.
Private collection, Japan (1993).
Acquired from the above by the present owners.
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