24 October 1996
Serge Poliakoff (1900-1969)
signed (lower left)
oil on canvas
28 1/2 x 23 1/2in. (72.4 x 59.7cm.)
Galerie Beyeler, Basel. Galerie Hervé Odermatt, Paris.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1973.
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Paris, Galerie Denise René, Serge Poliakoff, February-March 1950.
To be included in the forthcoming Serge Poliakoff Catalogue Raisonné being prepared by Alexis Poliakoff, the artist's son.
The designer and decorator shows us around his Santa Monica HQ, and enthuses over the forthcoming Rooms as Portraits auctions in London and New York
Chinese Works of Art specialist Olivia Hamilton reckons this pair of superb sculptures — around 1,300 years old — are ‘the finest I've seen come up for sale‘