London, South Kensington
13 May 1999
Roger Chapelet (1903-1995)
The Port Navalo loading Cargo
signed 'Roger Chapelet' (lower left)
watercolour and bodycolour
19 x 28in. (49.5 x 71.8cm.)
and a watercolour of M.V. Jean Schneider entering Brest with the steamer Capitaine Louis Malbert departing (2)
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This ship is believed to be loading casks of port at Oporto.
There are three watercolours in this lot.
Andrew Graham-Dixon recalls his encounters with the YBAs, a generation of British artists whose rebellious spirit appealed so strongly to George Michael
Christie’s to auction works owned or painted by Frank Stella, one of the most influential artists of his generation