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    Sale 5419

    Prints & Multiples

    19 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 201

    Lill Tschudi (1911-2001)

    Pierrot (Coppel LT 46)

    Price Realised  

    Lill Tschudi (1911-2001)
    Pierrot (Coppel LT 46)
    linocut in black, pink and grey, 1935, on oriental laid paper, signed in pencil, inscribed 'Hand-print' in the lower image and 'Aschermittwoch' in the lower margin, numbered 22/50, in excellent overall condition
    B. 220 x 160 mm., S. 258 x 190 mm.


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    Post Lot Text

    A rare self-portrait. Apart from one related oil painting and two watercolours, this is the only other known self-portrait. The German title 'Aschermittwoch' refers to one Ash Wednesday when Tschudi dressed up as pierrot.