1 October 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 103,250
Estimate GBP 80,000 - GBP 120,000
Buste de Femme, d'après Cranach le Jeune (B. 859; Ba. 1053 IIICb)
linocut in colours, 1958, on Arches, third, final state, signed in red crayon, one of approximately 15 proofs aside from the edition of fifty, published by Galerie L. Leiris, Paris, the full sheet, a deckle edge at the right and left, the red slightly attenuated in the upper subject, the colours otherwise fresh, some time and light-staining, scattered foxing, otherwise generally in good condition
B. 650 x 532 mm., S. 765 x 574 mm.
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