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Leo Gestel
(Woerden 1881 – Hilversum 1941)
Portrait of a young girl (c. 1922)
Chalk and watercolor on paper, 59.5 x 83 cm
Provenance:
Auction Christie's, Amsterdam, December 4, 2007, lot 13
Note:
Attached to the backing a label stating with an inscription by the sitter: “I hereby declare that this watercolor was made by Leo Gestel in +/- 1922. It is a portrait of myself in an orange-red dress, with a blue bow in her hair and was a gift from Leo Gestel to my parents. HC Baruch Ponstijn.”

Estimate
€ 1.200 - 2.400
Result
€ 1.700