19 March 2014
James Ensor (1860-1949)
Le Combat des pouilleux Désir and Rissolé (The Battle of Beggars Desire and Rissole) (D., Cr., T., E. 19)
drypoint and etching, 1888, on simili-Japan paper, second state (of three), signed, dated and titled Combat de pouilleux Désir and Rissolé in pencil, with wide margins, some soft creasing in the margins, otherwise in very good condition
P. 240 x 292 mm., S. 353 x 478 mm.
Unidentified, stamped initials DB in a Circle (possibly L. 3175).
Mira Jacob Wolfovska (1912-2004), Paris, with her blindstamp (not in L.).
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Bateau Lavoir, Paris, 1978, no. 19.
Strasbourg/Basel, 1995-96, no. 24.
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