19 March 2014
James Ensor (1860-1949)
Vue d'Ostende à l'Est (View of Ostend to the East) (D., Cr., T., E. 40)
etching, 1888, on simili-Japan paper, Elesh's third, final state, signed, dated and dedicated à mon ami Albert Croquez/ James Ensor in pencil, countersigned and titled in pencil verso, with wide margins, old brown paper tape along all four sheet edges verso, with some minor associated discoloration and cockling to the sheet recto, otherwise generally in good condition
P. 94 x 140 mm., S. 228 x 264 mm.
Albert Croquez (1886-1949), Paris; a gift from the artist.
Mira Jacob Wolfovska (1912-2004), Paris, with her blindstamp (not in Lugt).
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Bateau Lavoir, Paris, 1978, no. 40.
Strasbourg/Basel, 1995-96, no. 50.
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