19 March 2014
James Ensor (1860-1949)
Mon Père mort (My dead Father) (D., Cr., T., E. 35)
drypoint, 1888, on thin laid paper, third, final state, signed, dated and titled in pencil, with wide margins, a deckle edge below, the upper sheet edge verso glued to the mount, otherwise in very good condition
P. 100 x 137 mm., S. 207 x 267 mm.
Mira Jacob Wolfovska (1912-2004), Paris, with her blindstamp (not in Lugt).
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Bateau Lavoir, Paris, 1978, no. 35.
Strasbourg/Basel, 1995-96, no. 43.
Frédéric-James Ensor, the artist’s father, died in 1887 at the age of 52. This drypoint was executed after a drawing.
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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