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    Sale 7712

    Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    8 April 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 89

    After René Magritte (1898-1967)

    Untitled, from Les Moyens d'Existence (Kaplan & Baum 20)

    Price Realised  

    After René Magritte (1898-1967)
    Untitled, from Les Moyens d'Existence (Kaplan & Baum 20)
    etching and aquatint in colours, 1968, on Rives, with the stamped signature, inscribed H.C., one of 75 hors commerce impressions aside from the total edition of 450, published by G. Visat, Paris, with margins, mount and light-staining, the colours attenuated, taped to the mount at the upper sheet edge verso; and L'Art de Vivre, from Le Lien de Paille (K. & B. 16), after the same hand, etching and aquatint in colours, 1968, on Rives, with the stamped signature, inscribed H.C., one of approximately fifty hors commerce impressions aside from a total edition of three hundred
    P. 160 x 108mm., S. 307 x 208 mm. (K. & B. 20)
    P. 142 x 110 mm., S. 208 x 225 mm. (K. & B. 16) (2)


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