Wednesday 18 July 2018

Lot 347

Walter Richard Sickert ARA, British 1860-1942-   Baccarat;   pencil on...

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Lot 347

Walter Richard Sickert ARA,
British 1860-1942-
pencil on...

Price Realised: £1,365

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Price realised is hammer price plus fees (30% Buyers Premium inclusive of VAT).

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Lot 347


Walter Richard Sickert ARA,

British 1860-1942-




pencil on buff paper, stamped with title and signature in red, 19.5x20cm


Provenance: with Abbott & Holder, London, according to label attached to the reverse of the frame


Note: This is most likely a preliminary drawing for one of Sickerts Baccarat paintings. At the time, Baccarat was illegal, the British would cross the Channel to visit Dieppes Casino Mauresque in France.


With thanks to Dr Wendy Baron for confirming the authenticity of this work





Buyer's Premium

The buyer shall pay the hammer price together with a premium thereon of 26% up to £20,000 (31.2% inclusive of VAT), 25% from £20,001 - £500,000 (30% inclusive of VAT), 20% from £500,001 thereafter (24% inclusive of VAT). The premium price is subject to VAT at the standard rate.

VAT is not charged on the hammer price unless it is stated that there is 'VAT applicable on the hammer price at the end of the description. Buyer's premium is subject to VAT.

Qualifying living artists and the descendants of artists deceased within the last 70 years are entitled to receive a re-sale royalty each time their work is bought through an auction house or art market professional.

It applies to lots with hammer value over £1,000 as follows:
0 to £50,000 - 4%
£50,000.01 to £200,000 - 3%
£200,000.01 to £350,000 - 1%
£350,000.01 to £500,000 - 0.5%
Exceeding £500,000 - 0.25%
ARR is capped at £12,500

Please note ARR is calculated in euros. Auctioneers will apply current exchange rates.

Export of goods

Buyers intending to export goods should ascertain whether an export licence is required before bidding. Export licences are issued by Arts Council England and application forms can be obtained from its Export Licensing Unit. Details can be found on the ACE website or by phoning ACE on 020 7973 5188. The need for import licences varies from country to country and you should acquaint yourself with all relevant local requirements and provisions before bidding. The refusal of any such licences shall not permit the cancelling of any sale nor allow any delay in making full payment for the lot.

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