2 April 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 5,625
Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 7,000
Le Viol V., from La Suite Vollard (B. 182; Ba. 341 Bc)
drypoint, on Montval, with a Montgolfier watermark, 1933, bearing signature in pencil, from the edition of fifty with wider margins (there was also an edition of 260 with smaller margins), published by A. Vollard, Paris, 1939, the full sheet, very pale mount staining, unobtrusive foxing mostly in the margins, otherwise in good condition, framed
P. 295 x 362 mm., S. 386 x 499 mm.
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