London, South Kensington
13 September 2009
ERIC ATKINSON (BRITISH, B.1928)
oil on board
13½ x 18½ in. (34.3 x 47 cm.)
Purchased by Robert Harling at the 1954 exhibition.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
London, Redfern Gallery, Paintings by Eric Atkinson, Ceri Richards, Robert Lavoine, 3 - 27 February 1954, no. 18.
Eric Atkinson's work is held in such public collections as the Arts Council of Great Britain; National Portrait Gallery, London; Royal Academy, London and the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.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.
Impressionist & Modern specialists Max Carter and Jessica Fertig on how works collected by Gertrude Stein came to be acquired by Peggy and David Rockefeller
Biographer Hilary Spurling admires the superlative Odalisque couchée aux magnolias from the Rockefellers’ collection
Adrian Hume-Sayer, the specialist spearheading the Audrey Hepburn sale, shares the stories behind our celebrity auctions
Jonathan Rendell, Christie’s ’story teller’ for The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller, looks at a painting that gives him ‘goose-bumps’
Islamic art specialist Romain Pingannaud on a 13th-century copy of a key compendium on astronomy and mathemetics