Pavel Tchelithew - Portrait of Peter Watson, gouache - subject to inspection
Lot 69
Pavel Tchelitchew (Russian, 1898-1957) Portrait of Peter Watson
Sold for £120,000 (US$ 194,340) inc. premium

Lot Details
Pavel Tchelitchew (Russian, 1898-1957)
Portrait of Peter Watson
signed in Latin (lower right)
gouache and sand on card
64.3 x 49.5cm (25 5/16 x 19 1/2in).

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    With the Mayor Gallery, Ltd., London
    Purchased from the above by the family of the present owner (Private collection, England) on 6th July 1956

    Victor William (Peter) Watson (1908–1956) was an English art collector and benefactor. He funded the literary magazine Horizon, and was the principle benefactor of the Institute of Contemporary Arts, on The Mall in London, which he helped to found in 1947.
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