• Old Master, Modern & Contempor auction at Christies

    Sale 7839

    Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    31 March 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 163

    Jacques Villon (1875-1963)

    Portrait de Jeune Femme (Ginestet & Pouillon E 282)

    Price Realised  


    Jacques Villon (1875-1963)
    Portrait de Jeune Femme (Ginestet & Pouillon E 282)
    drypoint, 1913, on laid BFK Rives watermarked Eug. Delâtre, a good impression of the second, final state, an unsigned proof aside from the edition of circa 32 impressions, the full sheet, a deckle edge at left and above, irregularly light-stained over the subject and into the right and upper margin, two short tears and a hard crease at the right sheet edge, various creases in the upper margin, some other minor creases in the margins elsewhere, the upper right sheet edge partially folded over, backboard staining verso, with remains of sealing wax and associated skinned spots in two places at the upper sheet edge verso where previously laid down
    P. 550 x 414 mm., S. 650 x 489 mm.

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    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