1 July 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,875
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
Max Ernst (1891-1976)
Les Requins ou Trois Requins en Quête d'une Victime (Spies & Leppien 147)
etching in colours with original hand-colouring, 1967, on wove paper, signed in pencil, numbered 40/99, published by Georges Visat, Paris, with full margins, pale even time-staining, one small foxmark in the lower left margin, otherwise in excellent overall conditon, framed
P. 332 x 440 mm., S. 627 x 470 mm.
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