21 June 2012
Léon Spilliaert (1881-1946)
signed 'L.Spilliaert' (lower right) and dated '1923' (lower left)
oil on canvas
28¾ x 39¼ in. (73 x 99.9 cm.)
Painted in 1923
Galerie Le Centaure, Brussels.
Mme Jean Krebs, Brussels.
Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 20 October 1988, lot 27.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 20 June 2007, lot 476.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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Brussels, Musée des Beaux-Arts d'Ixelles, Rétrospective Le Centaure, February - March 1963, no. 119 (illustrated).
This work will be included in the forthcoming Spilliaert catalogue raisonné currently being prepared by Anne Adriaens-Pannier.
Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.
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