3 May 2001,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 306
GBP 400 - GBP 600
French School (late 17th Century)
Plan of a multi-levelled tower fortress
signed with initials 'H.P' (lower left) and inscribed 'NEUF BRISACH' (upper left) and annotated with scale
pen and ink and watercolour, within the artist's black-lined border
7 5/8 x 12 3/8in. (19.4 x 31.4cm.)
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
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