9 June 2006
Carel Weight, R.A. (1908-1997)
signed and inscribed 'Carel Weight/Nocturne' (on a label attached to the reverse)
oil on panel
13½ x 17½ in. (34.3 x 44.5 cm.)
Painted circa 1950.
Anonymous sale; Christie's London, 1 July 1993, lot 91, where purchased by the present owner.
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On 6 and 7 of December Christie’s will offer almost 400 lots from a collection that includes works by Hals, Van Dyck, Leyster, Snyders and Jan Brueghel the Elder
Offered to benefit a new scholarship initiative from Bennington College, this work distils the unique form of abstraction for which the artist would become famous