8 February 2001
PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN COLLECTOR
James Ensor (1860-1949)
Christ aux outrages
signed and dated 'Ensor 1908' (upper right)
colour crayons on paper
67/8 x 97/8in. (17.5 x 25cm.)
Executed in 1908
The artist's estate sale, Ostend, 1950-51.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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Olivier Bertrand has confirmed the authenticity of the present work, which will be included in the forthcoming James Ensor catalogue raisonné of works on paper being prepared by Xavier Tricot.
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