Bonhams South African art sale

Bonham’s undated handout photo of ÔChinese GirlÕ, the most famous work of Vladimir Tretchikoff, the Russian emigre who settled in South Africa which will be sold for an estimated £300,000 in London in march as part of the auctioneers’ South African art sale. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday January 25, 2013. The ÔChinese GirlÕ is inspired by the sitter Monika Sing-Lee, who was working at her uncleÕs launderette in Sea Point, Cape Town when Tretchikoff spotted her and asked her to model for him. See PA story ARTS ChineseGirl. Photo credit should read: Bonhams/PA Wire NOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder.

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