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    Sale 11964

    Prints & Multiples

    15 March 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 33

    James Ensor

    La kermesse au moulin

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    James Ensor
    La kermesse au moulin
    etching extensively hand coloured with watercolour and touches of zinc white, 1889, on simili-Japan paper, signed and titled La fête au moulin in brown ink over pencil, countersigned and titled in pencil verso, time staining, the colours slightly attenuated, with old brown tape on all four sides verso


    Plate 139 x 178 mm., Sheet 200 x 242 mm.


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    Special Notice

    Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.


    Provenance

    Mira Jacob Wolfovska (1912-2004), Paris, without her blindstamp; then by descent.


    Literature

    Delteil, Croquez, Taevernier, Elesh 72
    M.-J. Geyer, D. Koepplin, N. Lehni, James Ensor - Oeuvre gravé Collection Mira Jacob, Editions Les Musées de la Ville, Strasbourg/Kunstmuseum, Basel, 1995, no. 84 (this impression illustrated).