Lot 59: Design for the Tapestry "Les travaux des champs" by Serge F?rat



2015-11-12 13:00:50

Lot 59: F?RAT, SERGE (1881-1958) Design for the Tapestry "Les travaux des champs" Pencil, oil and gouache on paper, laid on canvas, 82.5 by 59.5 cm. Executed c. 1949. The present lot is a design for one of the three tapestries, commissioned to F?rat by the General Administration of the National Manufacturers of Furniture and Tapestries of France in 1953-1954, executed at the Beauvais factory in 1953. Provenance: Bequest from the artist to Haba Roussot, 1958. Collection of the above, until 2001. Thence by descent. Hommage ? Serge F?rat, collection Haba et Alban Roussot, Artcurial, H?tel Dassault, Paris, 22 October 2007, lot 703. Literature: J. Warnod, Serge F?rat. Un cubiste russe ? Paris, Paris, Conti, 2010, p. 121, illustrated and listed. MacDougall Arts Ltd's Russian Art Wednesday, 2nd December 2015 Estimate: £20,000-£30,000
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