24 May 2008
ADRIEN-JEAN LE MAYEUR DE MERPRÈS (Belgium 1880-1958)
A beach scene in Bali
signed 'J Le Mayeur' (lower left)
oil on canvas
35 3/4 x 47 1/2 in. (91 x 120.5 cm.)
In the collection of Mrs Dorothy Spicer, wife of Lanecelot Dykes Spicer, Chariman of Spicers Ltd (paper business).
Thence by descent to the present owner.
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