28 May 2006
ADRIEN-JEAN LE MAYEUR DE MERPRÈS (Belgium 1880-1958)
Bedouin encampment with a city beyond
signed 'J Le Mayeur' (lower left)
oil on board
8 5/8 x 10 5/8 in. (22 x 27 cm.)
The artist's estate, Brussels.
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Jop Ubbens and Cathinka Huizing, Adrien-Jean Le Mayeur de Merprès: Painter-Traveller, Wijk en Aalburg, 1995, no. 55 (illustrated in colour, p. 42).
The estimate for the present lot should read HK$60,000-80,000 instead of HK$50,000-60,000 as stated on the catalogues.
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