19 March 2014
James Ensor (1860-1949)
Vue du Port d'Ostende (View of the Ostend Harbour) (D., Cr., T., E. 39)
etching, 1888, on simili-Japan paper, a rare impression of the first state (of two), signed, dated and titled in pencil, countersigned in pencil verso, with wide margins, two flattened vertical folds in the margins, a minor surface abrasion in the lower margin, otherwise generally in good condition
P. 80 x 120 mm., S. 237 x 299 mm.
Mira Jacob Wolfovska (1912-2004), Paris, with her blindstamp (not in Lugt).
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Bateau Lavoir, Paris, 1978, no. 39.
Strasbourg/Basel, 1995-96, no. 48.
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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