• Old Master, Modern & Contempor auction at Christies

    Sale 7839

    Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    31 March 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 92

    Max Ernst (1891-1976)

    Hans Arp, Histoire Naturelle, Jeanne Bucher, Paris, 1926 (Brusberg 21; Rainwater 20)

    Price Realised  

    Max Ernst (1891-1976)
    Hans Arp, Histoire Naturelle, Jeanne Bucher, Paris, 1926 (Brusberg 21; Rainwater 20)
    the complete set of 34 collotypes after frottages, with title, introduction by Arp, list of plates and justification, on Lafuma wove paper, signed in ink on the justification, numbered 299 in pencil (the total edition was 306), plate 17 with tape stains in the margins at the sheet corners, several with occasional minor surface dirt and wear at the sheet edges, minor light-staining, loose (as issued), original two tone paper-covered board portfolio (with some wear and staining), with linen spine and ties (the spine partially split)(portfolio)
    S. 500 x 325 mm. (overall)


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