19 March 2014
James Ensor (1860-1949)
Le Bal Fantastique (The Fantastic Ball) (D., Cr., T., E. 75)
etching, 1889, on simili-Japan paper, second, final state, signed, dated and titled in pencil, countersigned, titled and inscribed AB in pencil verso, with wide margins, old brown paper tabs verso, otherwise in very good condition
P. 80 x 119 mm., S. 235 x 303 mm.
Augusta Boogaerts (1850-1951), Ostend, a gift from the artist.
Unidentified, red stamped initials DB with a Lion Rampant and Number 244 in a circle (not in Lugt).
Mira Jacob Wolfovska (1912-2004), Paris, with her blindstamp (not in Lugt).
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Bateau Lavoir, Paris, 1978, no. 75.
Strasbourg/ Basel, 1995-96, no. 89.
Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.
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