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Private Ensor Collection Purchased

On 9 March the Ensor Collection of the late private collector Mark Van Dijck was purchased by an antiquarian bookshop in Bruges.

At the book auction, 166 lots were offered from the exceptional Ensor collection of the late Mark Van Dijck from Antwerp. This collection consisted of books, catalogs, original graphics, letters, posters and photographs, in addition to one painting from the period 1915-1919. The still life Chinoiseries, fleurs, vases et éventails is an oil on canvas and has lively, soft colours. The work fetched 88.000 euro. With the additional costs, the Belgian buyer paid 112.640 euro. The work was originally estimated at 30 to 40.000 euro.

(News Item 13 March 2013)