• Old Master, Modern & Contempor auction at Christies

    Sale 7839

    Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    31 March 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 153

    Georges Rouault (1871-1959)

    Cirque de l'Etoile filante, Ambroise Vollard, Paris, 1938 (Chapon & Rouault 240-56)

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    Georges Rouault (1871-1959)
    Cirque de l'Etoile filante, Ambroise Vollard, Paris, 1938 (Chapon & Rouault 240-56)
    the complete set of 17 aquatints in colours, hors-texte, and eighty-two wood engravings en-texte, with title, text and justification, on Vergé de Montval, copy 191 of 280 (there were also 25 hors commerce copies numbered in Roman numerals), bound in the original paper wrappers, with some offsetting from the aquatint plates, the paper wrappers with pale time staining, otherwise in generally good condition, in a modern red canvas-covered box(portfolio)
    450 x 345 mm. (overall)


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