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Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 10:00 AM CST

Art & Design

Sale 129 Lot 11

Bernard Meninsky
(Ukrainian/British, 1891-1950)
The Guitar Player, 1926
oil on canvas
signed and dated lower right
39 3/4" x 29 1/2"

Provenance:
T.W. Spurr, Bradford, where purchased in September 1933
Christie's, London, South Kensington, 20th Century British Art, 12 July 2012, Sale 6384, Lot 425 (label verso)
Property from the Collection of Governor Jim Thompson, Chicago, Illinois

Exhibitions:
XVIII Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy, 01 July through 31 August 1932, no. 54 (label verso)
C.E.M.A. (Council for the Encouragement of Music and the Arts), London, England, 1943-1944, catalog not traced (label verso)
Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, catalog not traced (label verso)
Altrincham Libraries Museum and Art Galleries, Manchester, England, no. 3 (label verso)

Estimate $3,000-5,000

Sold for $8,125