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    Sale 7612

    Old Master, 19th Century, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    1 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 230

    James Ensor (1860-1949)

    La Vengeance de Hop-Frog (Delteil, Taevernier 112; Elesh 115)

    Price Realised  

    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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