30 April 2008,
Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel
Price realised USD 97,000
USD 50,000 - USD 70,000
André Lanskoy (French, 1902-1977)
Le refuge pour les abeilles bleues
signed 'LANSKOY' (lower right); titled and dated 'le refuge pour les abeilles bleues 59' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
29 x 39 5/8in. (73.5 x 100.8cm.)
Painted in 1959
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This work will be included in the forthcoming André Lanskoy Catalogue raisonné being prepared by André Schoeller, Paris.
Galerie Louis Carré & Co., Paris.
Anon. sale, Sotheby's London, 11 February 2005, lot 158.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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