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Lot 9

Jean-Louis Forain, French 1852-1931-   'Après diner', circa 1885;  

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Lot 9

Jean-Louis Forain,
French 1852-1931-
 
'Après diner', circa 1885;
 

Price Realised: £16,900

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

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

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Lot 9

Description

Jean-Louis Forain,
French 1852-1931-

 

'Après diner', circa 1885;

 

watercolour, signed and inscribed 'a Maureen bien cordialement Forain' lower right, 39x35.5cm

 

Provenance:

Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd., London, no.549OD ;

 

Exhibition:

Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd. London, 'Recent Acquisitions XIV', 12 November to December 12, 1959, no.30;

 

Literature:

Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd.,' Recent Acquisitions XIV,' 12 November to December 12, 1959 no.30 (illus b/w) (a copy of this catalogue accompanies this lot).

 

Note:
Jean-Louis Forain was a French Impressionist known for his paintings and etchings of Parisian nightlife, operas, and cafes. Forain was influenced by his friend and fellow artist Edgar Degas, this is evident in his approach of elements of bright colour on a blurred background, with isolated areas of sharp precision in detail.

Forains works can be found in institutions around the world including the Art Institute of Chicago, the Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, the Musée dOrsay, Paris, and the National Gallery, London.

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
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.
(ARR) - ARTIST'S RESALE RIGHT

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 www.artscouncil.org.uk 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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