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    Sale 2044

    Prints and Multiples

    28 - 29 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 145

    AFTER HENRI MATISSE
    BY JACQUES VILLON

    L'espagnole (G. & P. 645)

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    AFTER HENRI MATISSE
    BY JACQUES VILLON
    L'espagnole (G. & P. 645)
    aquatint and roulette with etching in colors, 1925, on wove paper, signed by Villon and Matisse in pencil, dated and annotated 'bon à tirer' (the 'right to print' proof before the edition of 200 published by Bernheim-Jeune, Paris), with extensive instructions regarding the edition by Matisse, with full margins, stray ink, soft creasing, and foxmarks throughout, time staining, a pinhole at the lower right of the image, otherwise in good condition, framed
    P. 15 5/8 x 11 in. (397 x 279 mm.)
    S. 24 x 19 1/8 in. (610 x 486 mm.)


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