• Old Master, Modern & Contempor auction at Christies

    Sale 7839

    Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    31 March 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 165

    Jacques Villon

    L'Equilibriste (G. & P. E 286)

    Price Realised  

    Jacques Villon
    L'Equilibriste (G. & P. E 286)
    drypoint, 1913, on laid BFK Rives watermarked Eug. Delàtre, signed in pencil, numbered 20/28, a good impression printing with much burr, with margins, a deckle edge at right and below, the margins folded back close to the platemark (on the platemark at upper left), also folded over the lower part of the signature and numbering, the paper stained and partly broken along the folds, some backboard staining
    P. 400 x 299 mm., S. 490 x 360 mm.


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    Provenance

    Walter Pach (1883-1958), New York. Then by descent to the present owners. (See note to lot 103.)


    Pre-Lot Text

    From the Collection of the Late Walter Pach