29 June 2005
Au Temps d'Harmonie (La Joie de Vivre - Dimanche au Bord de la Mer) (K. & W. 14)
lithograph in colours, 1895-6, on simili Japon, one of a small number of proofs (there was no edition; K. & W. record only six impressions), with margins, trimmed somewhat irregularly on two sides, soft handling creases, surface soiling in the margins and on the reverse, the corners creased, remains of hinges along the upper edge verso, otherwise in good condition
L. 374 x 501 mm., S. 421 x 537 mm.
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