1 October 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 15,625
Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000
James Ensor (1860-1949)
La Vengeance de Hop-Frog (Delteil, Taevernier 112; Elesh 115)
etching and drypoint with extensive hand-colouring in gouache and watercolour, 1898, on simili Japon, second, final state, signed and dated in pencil, countersigned and titled in pencil verso, with wide margins, the colours very fresh, a restoration with China white close to the single figure in the Chandelier, minor holes in the paper, an horizontal crease in the left margin just touching the subject, a minor scuff at the lower right corner and a further one at the lower left sheet edge, in generally good condition
P. 350 x 245 mm., S. 350 x 246 mm.
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