View full screen - View 1 of Lot 264. Autoportrait - recto; Deux nymphes auprès d'un arbre - verso.
264

Ker-Xavier Roussel

Autoportrait - recto; Deux nymphes auprès d'un arbre - verso

Property from an Historic British Collection

Ker-Xavier Roussel

Ker-Xavier Roussel

Autoportrait - recto; Deux nymphes auprès d'un arbre - verso

Autoportrait - recto; Deux nymphes auprès d'un arbre - verso

Property from an Historic British Collection

Ker-Xavier Roussel

1867 - 1944

Autoportrait - recto

Deux nymphes auprès d'un arbre - verso


signed k.x r. (lower right - recto)

sanguine on paper (recto); pencil on paper (verso)

31.6 by 24cm., 12½ by 9½in.

Framed: 44 by 37cm., 17⅜ by 14⅝in.

Executed in Switzerland in circa 1916-17.


This work will be included in the forthcoming Roussel catalogue raisonné being prepared by Jacques Roussel, Mathias Chivot & Nicolas Langlois.

Executed on cream laid paper, not laid down and hinged to the mount in two places along the upper edge. The right edge is deckled and the other edges are slightly unevenly torn, most prominently at the centre of the left edge. The sheet is time-stained, there are a few scattered spots of foxing in places and a few light handling creases. This work is in overall good condition.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Estate of the artist
JPL Fine Arts, London
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1981
Amsterdam, Van Wisselingh Gallery, 1976, no. 25
London, JPL Fine Arts, Bonnard, Roussel, Vuillard: Drawings, Watercolours & Pastels, 1981