8 April 2008,
Price realised USD 29,800
USD 25,000 - USD 35,000
Georges Croegaert (Belgian, 1848-1923)
A Quiet Read in a Chinoiserie Interior
signed, inscribed and dated 'Georges Croegaert Paris 1888' (lower left)
oil on panel
13¼ x 14½ in. (35 x 27 cm.)
Painted in 1888.
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Akram Ojjeh; Christie's, New York, 1 November 1999, lot 24.
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner.
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