29 June 2000
Serge Poliakoff (1906-1969)
Composition bleu, rouge, blanc
signed 'Serge Poliakoff' (lower left); signed again 'Serge Poliakoff' (lower centre)
oil and sand on paper laid down on canvas
501/8 x 381/8in. (130 x 97cm.)
Painted in 1965
Acquired directly from the artist by John and Ljuba Lefebre, New York. Thence by descent to the present owner.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
St Gallen, Kunstmuseum, Serge Poliakoff, 1966, no. 106.
New York, Lefebre Gallery, Serge Poliakoff, March 1971 (illustrated p. 9).
To be included in the forthcoming Serge Poliakoff catalogue raisonné being prepared by Alexis Poliakoff, Paris.
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price plus buyer's premium.
Please note that this work is signed again 'Serge Poliakoff' (lower left) and is not dated as stated in the catalogue. The medium is oil and sand on paper laid down on canvas and not as stated in the catalogue.
THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
Harry Seymour continues his new weekly round-up of star performers from the past seven days in Christie’s salerooms
Deborah Coy, Head of European Art, is your guide to the art from an era characterised by high fashion, optimism and prosperity