Description & Technical information

The present work was painted on the reverse of the artist's letterhead paper. The letter, dated 18th September 1969 is addressed to Messieurs Peney and Gibey, a journalist and a photographer who collaborated on an article about Paul Delxaux published in Paris-Match.

Date:  Executed circa 1969
Period:  20th century
Origin:  Belgium
Medium: Watercolor, china ink on paper
Signature: Signed, P. Delvaux and inscribed upper middle
This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity issued by the Paul Delvaux Foundation which is signed by Martine Gautot Van Deun and dated 12th June 2018.

Dimensions: 12.8 x 21.3 cm (5 x 8³/₈ inches)
Provenance: Private collection, a gift from the artist
Sotheby's, London, 28th March 1984
Private collection, UK, acquired at the above 
Categories: Paintings, Drawings & Prints