2 July 2003
Modellstudie (Sch. 9; W. 8)
drypoint, 1894, a good impression of the third (final) state, on wove paper, signed in pencil, inscribed 'avant lettre', also signed by the printer Felsing, with wide margins, two small foxmarks in the margin, otherwise in good condition, framed
P. 284 x 209mm., S. 485 x 340mm.
A gift from the artist to the present owner's grandfather, and thence by descent.
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