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Alix Ayme (1894-1989), River Landscape of Luang Prabang, Laos

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2843B
Lot:
42
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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2843B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 19, 2015 11:00AM

Description:

Alix Ayme (1894-1989), River Landscape of Luang Prabang, Laos, oil on board, depicting a tranquil river scene with figures in boats on the water, and standing at the water's edge, a mountain range in the distance and a woman dressed in pink in the foreground, the same scene painted on the walls of the Royal Palace at Luang Prabang as one of the five scenes making up a mural in the reception room, commissioned by King Sisavang Vong, signed "Alix Ayme" l.r., framed, sight size 23 1/4 x 27 3/4 in.

Provenance: From the William C. Rives collection, purchased at Sotheby's Singapore, March 27, 1999, Lot 53; from the family of the artist.
Estimate $25,000-30,000


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Alix Ayme, Laos, Luang Prabang, Sisavang Vong, Singapore

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