30 January 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 7,500
Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000
Fastnacht (Hotmaier 231).
drypoint, 1922, on wove paper, a good impression of the second (final) state, signed in pencil, from the largely unnumbered edition of 100 (there were also 50 on light pink Japon), published by R. Piper, Munich, 1922, with wide margins, a short tear at the right sheet edge, a horizontal central crease in the left subject, minor creasing at the upper right sheet corner, taped at two places at the upper sheet edge on the reverse
P. 12 7/8 x 9¾ in (327 x 248 mm.), S. 20 7/8 x 14 7/8 in. (530 x 378 mm.)
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