22 June 1999
Flix Bracquemond (1833-1914)
Margot la Critique (ou La Pie)
etching, 1854, on Chine appliqu, third state (of four), published in L'Artiste, 1858, with margins, a few foxmarks in the upper margin, old tape at the left reverse sheet edge, otherwise generally in good condition, P. 241 x 210mm.; impressions of B. 21, 73, 113, 190, 215, 217, etchings, by the same hand; one lithograph by E. Carrire (D. 10); two etchings by P.-A. Renoir (D. 5, 8); and one etching by G.P. Schmidt, after Rembrandt (Le Bl. 87) (11)
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Braldi 113; Bouillon Ac 4
Please note that this lot consists of 12 prints, not 11 as stated in the catalogue.
Offered in New York, the art collected by the Tony Award-winning producer, philanthropist and ‘grand dame’ of Palm Beach
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