Clipper
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Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artwork: Clipper
Size: 46 x 55 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1887
Marks: Signed 'P. Signac' and dated '87' (lower left), Inscribed 'Op. 155' (lower right)
Category: Paintings
Artwork details : Painted in April 1887
Provenance: Mme Gustave Kahn, Paris; Galerie Le Barc de Boutteville, Paris; Ernst Chausson (acquired from the above and thence by descent and sold: June 5, 1936, lot 40); Pierre Delebart, Paris; Edward Speelman, London (by 1960); Private Collection, Europe (acquired from the above on July 20, 1960, and sold: Sotheby's, New York, May 11, 1999, lot 115); Private Collection, California (acquired at the above sale and sold: Sotheby's, New York, May 7, 2008, lot 9); Acquired at the above sale by A. Alfred Taubman
Exhibition history: Brussels, 5e Exposition des XX, February 1888, no. 2London, The Lefevre Gallery (Alex. Reid & Lefevre), Important XIX & XX Century Paintings and Sculpture, 1975, no. 13, illustrated in color in the catalogue; London, The National Gallery, Seurat and the Bathers, 1997, no. 90, illustrated in color in the catalogue

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2015-11-04
Lot Number: 30
Low Estimate: $6000000 [-8%]
High Estimate: $8000000 [-31%]
Hammer Price: $5500000
Sold For: $6410000