29 April 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,000
GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
François Gall (1912-1987)
Eugénie au corsage bleu se coiffant devant le miroir
signed 'F. Gall' (lower right), signed again and inscribed 'F. Gall - Jeune femme se coiffant' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
10¾ x 8 7/8in. (27.2 x 22cm.)
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
Sold with a photo-certificate from Mrs. Marie-Lize Gall, dated Paris, le 12 juillet 2007, and is registered under no.422 in her archives.
This work will be included in the forthcoming François Gall catalogue raisonné being prepared by Mrs. Marie-Lize Gall.
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.
Anon. sale, Sotheby's Olympia, 12 Jul 2007
Valérie Hess on the erotic — and semi-autobiographical — sculpture considered a masterpiece of the artist’s mature career
A guide to the rebellious co-founder of avant-garde artists’ group Les Nabis
The early 20th-century movement that included the likes of Heckel, Kandinsky and Klee, and which continues to influence artists working today
Specialist Allegra Bettini explains the terms every buyer should know, from tack holes to foxing and craquelure
Why was the art of the ancient Mezcala civilisation so fascinating to the Nobel Prize-winning scientist Ilya Prigogine?
On the first anniversary of his death, Michael Watts looks back at a long and extraordinary life