19 March 2014
James Ensor (1860-1949)
La Musique rue de Flandre (Music in the rue de Flandre, Ostend) (D. 81; Cr., T., E. 83)
etching, 1890, on China paper, a fine impression of the rare second state (of three), signed, dated and titled La musique à Ostende in pencil, with wide margins, the upper sheet edge verso glued to the mount, a flattened, vertical crease along the left sheet edge, otherwise in good condition
P. 119 x 79 mm., S. 264 x 205 mm.
Mira Jacob Wolfovska (1912-2004), Paris, with her blindstamp (not in Lugt).
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Bateau Lavoir, Paris, 1978, no. 83.
Strasbourg/Basel, 1995-96, no. 95.
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