• Short Summary

    ONE OF THE MOST IMPRESSIVE COLLECTIONS OF IMPRESSIONIST ART TO BE PUT UP FOR SALE IN BRITAIN IN RECENT YEARS WAS PUT ON SHOW IN LONDON TODAY (MONDAY).

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    ONE OF THE MOST IMPRESSIVE COLLECTIONS OF IMPRESSIONIST ART TO BE PUT UP FOR SALE IN BRITAIN IN RECENT YEARS WAS PUT ON SHOW IN LONDON TODAY (MONDAY). IT CONSISTS OF MORE THAN 200 PAINTINGS, DRAWINGS AND SCULPTURES BY WORLD FAMED ARTIST OF THIS CENTURY AND THE LAST.

    DRAWN FROM THE COLLECTIONS OF INDIVIDUALS AND INSTITUTIONS IN BRITAIN, THE CONTINENT AND NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA, THE WORKS WILL BE AUCTIONED BY THE LONDON FIRM OF SOTHEBY AND COMPANY IN A TWO-DAY SALE BEGINNING NEXT TUESDAY.

    AMONG THE IMPRESSIONISTS REPRESENTED AT THE SALE ARE LAUTREC, GAUGUIN, DUFY, PISSARRO, UTRILLO, CEZANNE AND RENOIR. AND AMONG THE MORE MODERNS -- MODIGLIANI, CHAGALL, MIRO, AND PICASSO.

    MANY OF THE WORKS HAVE BEEN SHOWN IN EXHIBITION AROUND THE WORLD, AND BUYERS REPRESENTING PRIVATE COLLECTORS AND MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES AROUND THE WORLD ARE EXPECTED TO CROWD THE NEW BOND STREET SALE ROOM ON THE SALE DAYS.

    AMONG THE IMPRESSIONIST PAINTINGS FOR SALE ARE GAUGUIN'S "TAHITIENNE ET GARCON"; RENOIR'S "PORTRAIT DE VIEILLE FEMME"; AND, "HEMICYCLE DE LA PAIX" BY EUGENE DELACROIX. AMONG THIS CENTURY'S WORKS ARE "LA COMMODE CHINOISE" AND "NU ASSIS" BY PICASSO AND THE "RESTAURANT A VENISE" BY KEES VAN DONGEN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9ZX2YJX615G395E2X9C6Y5ULT
    Media URN:
    VLVA9ZX2YJX615G395E2X9C6Y5ULT
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/11/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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