23 March 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 750
Estimate GBP 700 - GBP 1,000
Emil Orlik (1870-1932)
Schauspielerbildnisse aus der Büchse der Pandora
the complete set of 10 lithographs, 1918, on laid paper, with title, table of contents and justification sheets, signed, dated and numbered 23 in blue ink on the justification page, from the edition of 100, each plate signed in pencil and window mounted, the full sheets, each with marginal foxing and light mount staining, otherwise in generally good condition, loose in a cream cardboard folder with one of the lithograph's printed in silver, some soiling and minor foxing to the front cover, a tear at the lower side of the spine and a scuff to the left side of the cover (portfolio)
S. 410 x 305 mm.
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