September 21-22, 2013
(French, 1890-1967) My Love Winning The Grand Prix, Paris, 1948, signed lower right "Eug. Péchaubès", and inscribed with title in French lower left, oil on canvas, 13-1/8 x 36-1/4 in.; painted wood and composition frame,
original stretcher, some retouching; frame with abrasions
Lot Notes: The consignor's father placed a £50 bet on My Love with A. Heathorn, Ltd., London. With ten to one odds he won £5000. The lot is accompanied by the original receipt. The painting was purchased a time later.
Private Collection, Asheville North Carolina
Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000