26 June 2015
Christopher Richard Wynne Nevinson, A.R.A. (1889-1946)
Blanche Marchand of Montparnasse
oil on panel
16 x 11 ¾ in. (40.6 x 29.8 cm.)
Painted circa 1939.
Purchased by O. Oppenheimer at the 1939 exhibition.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 11 November 1981, lot 271.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 4 November 1983, lot 86.
with Fine Art Society, London, where purchased by Edgar Astaire, November 1983.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
+44 (0)20 7389 2681
will be held at South Kensington
London, Leicester Galleries, Recent Paintings by C.R.W. Nevinson, February 1939, no. 31.
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.
From labels and staples to stretchers and repairs — the reverse of an artwork can reveal more about it than you might suppose
From craquelure to patina, watermarks to brushstrokes… Our specialists on what they’re looking for when someone brings a work of art into Christie’s
He worked in fashion, theatre and film, but du Plantier is perhaps best known for his furniture — superb examples of which are now offered at Christie’s in Paris
The visually supercharged world of the Japanese artist loved by A-listers and inspired by everything from anime to Edo period woodcuts