jeudi 21 avril 2022 14:00
Salle 15 - 9, rue Drouot - 75009 Paris
Sale information



Wednesday, April 20th from 11am to 6pm

Thursday April 21 from 11am to 12pm



Modern Art - School of Paris - Foreign Painters

Member of the National Chamber of Specialized Experts (C.N.E.S)

2 rue de Provence - 75009 PARIS

+33[0]6 03 34 36 24 /

Lot : 1 to 51, 53 to 249



Cabinet Lacroix Jeannest

69 rue Sainte Anne - 75002 PARIS


Lot : 52

BOISGIRARD-ANTONINI SVV - 1, rue de la Grange Batelière 75009 Paris - France

+33(0)1 47 70 81 36 - -

Sales conditions

Boisgirard - Antonini is companie of voluntary auction sales

regulated by the law of the 10 July 2000. In such capacity

Boisgirard - Antonini acts as the agent of the seller who

contracts with the buyer.The relationships between Boisgirard

- Antonini and the buyer are subject to the present general

conditions of purchase which can be modified by saleroom

notices or oral indications given at the time of the sale, which

will be recorded in the official sale record.

1 - Goods for auction

a) The prospective buyers are invited to examine any goods in

which they may be interested, before the auction takes place,

and notably during the exhibitions.

Boisgirard - Antonini is at disposal of the prospective buyers to

provide them with reports about the conditions of lots.

b) Description of the lots resulting from the catalogue, the reports,

the labels and the verbal statements or announcements

are only the expression by Boisgirard

- Antonini of their perception of the lot, but cannot constitute

the proof of a fact.

c) The statements by made Boisgirard - Antonini about any

restoration, mishap or harm arisen concerning the lot are only

made to facilitate the inspection thereof by the prospective

buyer and remain subject to his own or to his expert’s appreciation.

All the lots above 5 000 Euros have been submitted to the Art

Loss Register.

Notes in English are neither complete nor accurate, but are

just an approximate description for English-speaking buyers.

The condition of the pieces is not mentioned.

The absence of statements Boisgirard - Antonini by relating

to a restoration, mishap or harm, whether made in the catalogue,

condition reports, on labels or orally, does not imply

that the item is exempt from any current, past or repaired defect.

Inversely, the indication of any defect whatsoever does

not imply the absence of any other defects.

d) Estimates are provided for guidance only and cannot be

considered as implying the certainty that the item will be sold

for the estimated price or even within the bracket of estimates.

e) Attributions have been made taking into account scientific

and artistic knowledge at the date of the sale. Claims will

not be accepted for ordinary restorations and minor damages

to lots, considering that buyers are given the opportunity to

assess the condition of the lots at the time of the pre-sale


The condition of antiquities, early ceramics, metal- work,

glass and textiles is not guaranteed, since most of the pieces

are commonly damaged. Necklaces are recomposed with

ancient elements. Dimensions are given for information only,

especially concerning the framed paintings.

2 - The sale

a) In order to assure the proper organisation of the sales,

prospective buyers are invited to make themselves known

to Boisgirard – Antonini before the sale, so as to have their

personal identity data recorded. Boisgirard - Antonini reserves

the right to ask any prospective buyer to justify his identity as

well as his bank references.

Boisgirard - Antonini reserve the right to refuse admission to

the auction sales premises to any prospective buyer for legitimate


b) Any person who is a bidder undertakes to pay personally

and immediately the hammer price increased by the costs to

be born by the buyer and any and all taxes or fees/expenses

which could be due.

Any bidder is deemed acting on his own behalf except when

prior notification, accepted by Boisgirard - Antonini is given

that he acts as an agent on behalf of a third party.

c) The usual way to bid consists in attending the sale on the


However, Boisgirard - Antonini may graciously accept to receive

some bids by telephone from a prospective buyer who

has expressed such a request before the sale.

Boisgirard - Antonini will bear no liability/responsability whatsoever,

notably if the telephone contact is not made, or if it is

made too late, or in case of mistakes or omissions relating to

the reception of the telephone.

For variety of purposes, Boisgirard - Antonini reserve there

right to record all the telephone communications during the

auction. Such records shall be kept until the complete payment

of the auction price, except claims.

d) Boisgirard - Antonini will bear no liability/responsibility in

case of mistakes or omission of performance of the written


e) In the event where a reserve price has been stipu- lated

by the seller, Boisgirard - Antonini reserve the right to bid on

behalf of the seller until the reserve price is reached.

f) Boisgirard - Antonini will conduct auction sales at their discretion,

in accordance with established practices.

Boisgirard - Antonini reserve the right to refuse any bid, to organise

the bidding in such manner as may be the most appropriate,

to move some lots in the course of the sale, to withdraw

any lot in the course of the sale, to combine or to divide some

lots in the course of the sale.

In case of challenge or dispute, Boisgirard - Antonini reserve

the right to designate the successful bidder, to continue the

bidding or to cancel it, or to put the lot back up for bidding.

No lot will be delivered to the buyer until full payment has

been made.

In case of payment by an ordinary draft/check, payment will

be deemed made only when the check will have been cashed.

3 - The incidents of the sale

a) In case two bidders have bidden vocally, by mean of gesture

or by telephone for the same amount and both claim title

to the lot, after the bidding the lot, will immediately be offered

again for sale at the previous last bid, and all those attending

will be entitled to bid again.

b) So as to facilitate the presentation of the items during the

sales, Boisgirard - Antonini will be able to use video technology.

Should any error occur in operation of such, which may lead

to show an item during the bidding which is not the one on

which the bids have been made, Boisgirard - Antonini shall

bear no liability/responsability whatsoever, and will have sole

discretion to decide whether or not the bidding will take place


4 - Pre-emption of the French state

The French state in entitled to use a right of pre-emption on

works of art, pursuant to the rules of law in force. The use

of this right comes immediately after the hammer stroke, the

representative of the French state expressing then the intention

of the State to substitute for the last bidder, provided he

confirms the pre-emption decision within fifteen days.

Boisgirard - Antonini will not bear any liability/responsibility for

the conditions of the pre-emption by the French State.

5 - The performance of the sale

a) In addition to the lot’s hammer price, the buyer must pay

the following costs and fees/taxes :

1) Lots from the EEC :

The buyer must pay Boisgirard - Antonini, in addition to

the hammer price, commission of 24% excl. Tax (with VAT

28,80%) of the sale price. For the books the commission will

be : 24% excl. Tax + 5.5% (with VAT 25,32%)

By credit card, Boisgirard - Antonini, will charge 1% in addition

to the hammer price.

2) The taxes (VAT on commissions and VAT on importation)

can be retroceded to the purchaser on presentation of written

proof of exportation outside the EEC.

3)All the bidders that won lots throught DROUOT LIVE will

have fees of 30,80%.

An EEC purchaser who will submit his intra-Community VAT

number will be exempted from paying the VAT on commissions.

The payment of the lot will be made cash, for the whole of

the price, costs and taxes, even when an export licence is


The purchaser will be authorized to pay by the following


- in cash : up to 1 000 euros, costs and taxes included, for

French citizen, up to 15 000 euros, costs and taxes included,

for foreign citizen on presentation of their identity papers.

- By cheque or bank transfer.

- By credit card : VISA, MASTERCARD.

b) Should the buyer have neglected to give his per- sonal information

before the sale, he will have to give the necessary

information as soon as the sale of the lot has taken place.

c) The lot must to be insured by the buyer immediately after

the purchase. The buyer will have no recourse against Boisgirard

- Antonini, in the event where, due to a theft, a loss or a

deterioration of his lot after the purchase.

d) The lot will be delivered to the buyer only after the entire

payment of the price, costs and taxes.

In the meantime Boisgirard - Antonini may invoice to the buyer

the costs of storage of the lot, and if applicable the costs of

handling and transport.

Should the buyer fail to pay the amount due, and after notice

to pay has been given by Boisgirard - Antonini to the buyer

without success, at the seller’s request, the lot is re-offered

for sale, under the French procedure known as “procédure de

folle enchère”. If the seller does not make this request within a

month from the date of the sale, the sale will be automatically

cancelled, without prejudice to any damages owed by the

defaulting buyer.

In addition, Boisgirard - Antonini reserve the right to claim

against the defaulting buyer, at their option :

- interest at the legal rate increased by five points,

- the reimbursement of additional costs generated by the

buyer’s default,

- the payment of the difference between the initial hammer

price and the price of sale after “procédure de folle enchère” if

it is inferior as well as the costs generated by the new auction.

Boisgirard - Antonini reserves the right to exclude from any

future auction, any bidder who has been a defaulting buyer

or who has not fulfilled these general conditions of purchase.

e) For items purchased which are not collected within seven

days from after the sale (Saturdays, Sundays and public

holidays included), Boisgirard - Antonini will be authorized

to move them into a storage place at the defaulting buyer’s

expense, and to release them to same after payment of corresponding

costs, in addition to the price, costs and taxes.

6 - Intellectual Property Right - Copyright

The copyright in any and all parts of the catalogue is the

property of Boisgirard - Antonin. Any reproduction thereof is

forbidden and will be considered as counterfeiting to their


Furthermore, Boisgirard - Antonini benefits from a legal exception

allowing them to reproduce the lots for auction sale

in their catalogue, even though the copyright protection on an

item has not lapsed.

7 - Law and Jurisdiction

These Conditions of purchase are governed by French law


Any dispute relating to their existence, their validity and their

binding effect on any bidder or buyer shall be submitted to the

exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of France.