29 November - 1 December 2004
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JEAN-CHARLES PELLERIN (1756-1836) [Publisher]
Sire, Ce Linceul Vaut Bien La Croix!!
wood engraving with hand-coloring, 1912, on wove paper, published by Pellerin et Cie, Paris, all with margins, light-staining, minor surface soiling, pale scattered foxing, a very small unobtrusive tear in the lower left margin, otherwise apparently in very good condition, not examined out of the frame
P. 15 x 22 in. (381 x 559 mm.)
overall 24¼ x 30¼ in. (616 x 768 mm.)
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