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    Sale 7601

    Impressionist and Modern Works on Paper

    25 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 361

    Louis Marcoussis (French, 1883-1941)

    Des éternels regards l'onde si lasse; Rue Caulaincourt

    Price Realised  

    Louis Marcoussis (French, 1883-1941)
    Des éternels regards l'onde si lasse; Rue Caulaincourt
    1) signed and dated 'Marcoussis 1930' (lower right)
    2) signed and dated 'Marcoussis 1931' (lower left)
    pencil on paper
    1) 8¼ x 10 1/8 in. (20.4 x 25.8 cm.)
    2) 7½ x 9¼ in. (19.2 x 23.6 cm.)
    Drawn in 1930 and in 1931 (2)


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    Solange Milet has confirmed the authenticity of these two works.

    These two drawings are related to the fourth and tenth prints of Louis Marcoussis' series entitled Les Planches du Salut (Milet, nos. 66-78) of 1931, for which Tristan Tzara wrote the preface. Christie's will be selling an edition of this portfolio from the Hoh Collection in the next Old Master, Modern and Contemporary Prints sale in October 2008.

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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale, Kornfeld & Klipstein, Berne, July 1977, lot 551.
    Anonymous sale, Kornfeld & Klipstein, Berne, June 1990, lot 729.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE HOH COLLECTION


    Exhibited

    Altenburg, Lindenau-Museum, August - October 1998, nos. 59 & 60 (illustrated pp. 162-163).