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    Sale 11964

    Prints & Multiples

    15 March 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 34

    James Ensor

    Peste dessous, Peste dessus, Peste partout

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    James Ensor
    Peste dessous, Peste dessus, Peste partout
    etching, 1904, on Japon nacré paper, signed, dated and titled in pencil, countersigned, titled and inscribed AB in pencil verso, with wide margins, a deckle edge below, spot glued in places at the upper sheet edge to a wove paper support, otherwise in good condition
    Plate 197 x 297 mm., Sheet 292 x 400 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

    Augusta Boogaerts (1850-1951), Ostend; a gift from the artist.
    Mira Jacob Wolfovska (1912-2004), Paris, without her blindstamp; then by descent.


    Literature

    Delteil, Croquez, Tavernier 127; Elesh 132