29 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 812
Estimate GBP 700 - GBP 900
Céphale tue par mégarde sa Femme Procris, from Les Métamorphoses d'Ovide (B. 112; Ba. 156; cf. C. books 19)
etching in black (remarque in bistre), 1930, on japon nacré, from the edition of 125 (there were also 20 hors commerce copies), published by Albert Skira, Paris, with narrow margins, trimmed, remains of old glue/tape at the upper and lower sheet corners on the reverse, otherwise in good condition
P. 310 x 225 mm., S. 323 x 250 mm.
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Kenneth Lauder A.R.C.A. (1916-2004), and by descent
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