• Old Master, Modern & Contempor auction at Christies

    Sale 7747

    Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    17 September 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 42

    Max Ernst (1891-1976)

    Georges Ribemont-Dessaignes, La Ballade du Soldat, Pierre Chave, Vence, 1972 (Spies & Leppien 218)

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    Max Ernst (1891-1976)
    Georges Ribemont-Dessaignes, La Ballade du Soldat, Pierre Chave, Vence, 1972 (Spies & Leppien 218)
    the set of 34 lithographs in colours, 25 hors-texte and nine en-texte, and the additional suite, 1972, on Arches, with title, text, justification and colophon signed by the author and the artist in pencil, copy HC XII/XIX, a hors commerce copy aside from the edition of 79, the full sheets, generally in very good condition, loose (as issued) within the original paper wrappers, blue cloth-covered boards with design on front and title in blue on spine, and slipcase, the additional suite on Japon nacré, each signed in pencil, numbered H.C. XII/XIX, the full sheets, generally in good condition, each framed(portfolio + 34 framed prints)
    415 x 305 mm. (overall)


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