• Old Master, Modern & Contempor auction at Christies

    Sale 7747

    Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    17 September 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 41

    Paul Delvaux (1897-1994)

    Alain Robbe-Grillet, Building a Ruined Temple to the Goddess Vanadé, Galerie Le Bateau-Lavoir, Paris, 1971-1975 (Jacob 81-91)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Paul Delvaux (1897-1994)
    Alain Robbe-Grillet, Building a Ruined Temple to the Goddess Vanadé, Galerie Le Bateau-Lavoir, Paris, 1971-1975 (Jacob 81-91)
    the complete book comprising ten etchings and one drypoint and the additional suite, on Arches, with title, text, justification and table of contents, signed by the artist and author on the justification, copy number 4 from the deluxe edition of thirty, aside from the regular edition of 120 (there were also thirty hors commerce copies numbered in Roman numerals), the additional suite on yellow Auvergne Richard de Bas, each signed in pencil, the full sheets, in very good condition, loose (as published), within the original paper wrappers with printed titles, in the original portfolio box, in very good condition (portfolio)
    440 x 550 mm. (overall)


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Contact the department

    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.


    Provenance

    Galerie Le Bateau-Lavoir, Paris