Old Master, Modern and Contemporary Prints

Sotheby's
London

Date of the auction: 02.10.2008

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ALBRECHT DÜRER

Albrecht Dürer 1471-1528 NEMESIS (BARTSCH 77; MEDER, HOLLSTEIN 72) Engraving, circa 1501-1502, a fine Meder 2b impression, on paper with a High Crown watermark (M. 20), trimmed to or on the platemark, lower edge re-margined with related touches of pen and ink, a thin spot in blank area at upper

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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ALBRECHT DÜRER

Albrecht Dürer 1471-1528 THE HOLY FAMILY WITH THE BUTTERFLY (B. 44; M., HOLL. 42) Engraving, circa 1495, a fairly good impression from the second half of the 16th century, Meder K, on paper with a Cross watermark (M. 156), trimmed to the platemark, with thread margins in places, a horizontal fold

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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HENDRIK GOLTZIUS

Hendrik Goltzius 1558-1617 THE GREAT STANDARD-BEARER (HOLLSTEIN 255; STRAUSS 253) Engraving, 1587, a very good impression of the only state, trimmed to borderline, cut circa 10mm below, upper right corner missing, small repairs with associated touches of pen and ink in drapery, paper discoloration

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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HENDRICK GOLTZIUS

Hendrick Goltzius 1558 - 1617 THE TRIUMPH OF GALATEA (HOLL. 313; S. 288) Engraving after Raphael, 1592, a fine impression of the first state (of two), on paper with a Six Pointed Star in Circle watermark, trimmed to or just within the platemark, ink stain on figure at extreme right, several repaired

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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HENDRICK GOLTZIUS

Hendrick Goltzius 1558 - 1617 THE ADORATION OF THE MAGI (HOLL. 13; S. 320) Engraving, 1594, a good impression of the second state (of five), with the monogram and before the addition of the numeral 5 on the stone at left, on paper with Letters FM in Blason watermark (cf. Heawood 3196, dated 1606

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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HENDRICK GOLTZIUS

Hendrick Goltzius 1558 - 1617 THE DEAD CHRIST AND THE FOUR EVANGELISTS (HOLL. 295; S. 169) Engraving, 1583, a fairly good impression of the first state (of two), on paper with an Arrow and R watermarks, trimmed just outside the borderline, a yellow and a red stain at centre and lower right corners

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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FRANCISCO GOYA Y LUCIENTES

Francisco Goya y Lucientes 1746-1828 QUIEN SE PONDRA EL GASCABEL AL GATO? (DISPARATE DE BESTIA) (DELTEIL 222; HARRIS 268) Etching with aquatint, one from the set of four additional plates prepared for Los Proverbios, a fine proof impression, before the edition with text published in L'Art under the

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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GIOVANNI BATTISTA AND FRANCESCO PIRANESI

Giovanni Battista and Francesco Piranesi 1720-1778 AND 1756-1810 OPERA, COMPRISING 22 WORKS IN 15 VOLUMES Volumes I-IV 1. Le Antichità Romane (Focillon 144-395; Hind p. 83) Etchings, 1756, four volumes, comprising: Volume one: portrait of Giovanni Battista Piranesi after Joseph Cades, double-page

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £150,000 - £200,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI

Giovanni Battista Piranesi 1720 - 1778 TITLE PAGE; S. LORENZA FUORI LE MURA; AND THE PALAZZO DELL' ACCADEMIA DI FRANCIA (H. 1, 12, 24) Etchings, circa 1748-1752, three plates from the Vedute di Roma, fine impressions of the third, second and second state (of five respectively), all contemporary

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI

Giovanni Battista Piranesi 1720 - 1778 S. CROCE IN GERUSALEMME; THE PIAZZA DELLA ROTONDA, WITH THE PANTHEON AND OBELISK; THE PALAZZO DI MONTE CITORIO (H. 11, 17, 23) Etchings, 1750-1752, three plates from the Vedute di Roma, fine impressions of the third, fourth and first state (of six, seven and

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI

Giovanni Battista Piranesi 1720 - 1778 S. GIOVANNI IN LATERANO; THE PIAZZA DI SPAGNA; THE PALAZZO BARBERINI; THE SMALLER HARBOUR, CALLED THE PORTO DI RIPETTA (H. 8, 18, 25, 28) Etchings, circa 1749-1753, four plates from the Vedute di Roma, fine impressions of the third, fourth, second and fourth

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI

Giovanni Battista Piranesi 1720 - 1778 THE PIAZZA DEL QUIRINALE; THE FONTANA DELL' ACQUA PAOLA; AND THE PONTE AND CASTEL S. ANGELO (H. 15, 21, 29) Etchings, circa 1750-1754, three plates from the Vedute di Roma, fine impressions of the fourth, second and second state (of six, five, and six

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI

Giovanni Battista Piranesi 1720 - 1778 ST. PETER'S, FROM THE PIAZZA DELLA SAGRESTIA; THE HARBOUR AND QUAY, CALLED THE RIPA GRANDE; THE CASTLE S. ANGELO (H. 5, 27, 30) Etchings, 1748-1754, three plates from the Vedute di Roma, fine impressions of the fourth, third and first state (of seven, six, and

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI

Giovanni Battista Piranesi 1720 - 1778 S. PAOLO FUORI LE MURA, INTERIOR; AND THE PIAZZA DEL POPOLO (H. 7, 14) Etchings, circa 1749-1750, two plates from the Vedute di Roma, fine impressions of the third state (of seven), all contemporary Roman edition, Hind's state B3, on paper with a Fleur-de-Lys

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £4,000 - £5,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI

Giovanni Battista Piranesi 1720 - 1778 FRONTISPIECE, WITH STATUE OF MINERVA; THE FONTANA DI TREVI; AND THE THEATRE OF MARCELLUS (H. 2, 19 ,33) Etchings, circa 1748-1757, three plates from the Vedute di Roma, fine impressions of the third state (of seven), all contemporary Roman editions, Hind's

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI

Giovanni Battista Piranesi 1720 - 1778 S. MARIA MAGGIORE WITH THE COLUMN FROM THE BASILICA OF CONSTANTINE IN THE FOREGROUND; S. MARIA MAGGIORE WITH THE OBELISK IN THE PIAZZA DELL' ESQUILINO; THE PALAZZO DELLA CONSULTA (H.9, 10, 22) Etchings, circa 1749, three plates from the Vedute di Roma, fine

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI

Giovanni Battista Piranesi 1720 - 1778 THE PIAZZA NAVONA, WITH S. AGNESE ON THE RIGHT; AND THE PONTE SALARIO (H. 16, 31) Etchings, circa 1751-1754, two plates from the Vedute di Roma, fine impressions of the fourth and second state (of six and five respectively), all contemporary Roman editions

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI

Giovanni Battista Piranesi 1720 - 1778 ST. PETER'S, WITH FORECOURT AND COLONNADES (H. 3) Etching, 1748, from the Vedute di Roma, fine impression of the fourth state (of seven), contemporary Roman edition, Hind's state B3, on paper with a Fleur-de-Lys in Double Circle watermark, with margins, usual

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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GIOVANNI BATTISTA AND FRANCESCO PIRANESI

Giovanni Battista and Francesco Piranesi 1720-1778 AND 1756-1810 DIFFERENTES VUES DE QUELQUES RESTES DE TROIS GRANDS EDIFICES QUI SUBSISTENT ENCORE DANS LE MILIEU DE L'ANCIENNE VILLE DE PESTO (F. 583-599; W.-E. 717-737) Etchings, 1777-1778, frontispiece and 20 plates, on laid paper, the majority

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI

Giovanni Battista Piranesi 1720 - 1778 VASI CANDELABRI CIPPI SARCOFAGI TRIPODI LUCERNE ED ORNAMENTI ANTICHI (F. 601-718) Etchings, 1778, volume one, title and 52 plates, volume two, frontispiece and 51 plates, each on paper with Fleur-de-Lys in a Single and Double Circle watermark (cf. Robison wmk

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn 1606-1669 THE DEATH OF THE VIRGIN (BARTSCH, HOLLSTEIN 99; HIND 161, BJORKLUND & BARNARD 39-A) Etching, 1639, a third (final) state, laid down and glued to mount-window, slight paper discoloration and occasional fox marks (unexamined out of mount

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn 1606-1669 NUDE MAN SEATED ON THE GROUND WITH ONE LEG EXTENDED; THE SECOND ORIENTAL HEAD; BUST OF A MAN WEARING A HIGH CAP; STUDIES OF THE HEAD OF SASKIA AND OTHERS; AND THREE HEADS OF WOMEN (B., HOLL. 196, 287, 321, 365, 367; H. 221, 132, 22, 145, 153; BB. 46-C, 35-4

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn 1606-1669 SELF PORTRAIT IN A FLAT CAP AND EMBROIDERED DRESS (B., HOLL. 26; H. 157; BB. 38-1) Etching, circa 1642, only state, signature faded but before the slipt stroke through the eye, with thread margins, cut circa 8mm below, a small repair in blank area at left, thin

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn 1606-1669 MAN AT A DESK WEARING A CROSS AND CHAIN (B., HOLL. 261; H. 189; BB. 41-L) Etching, 1641, a good impression of the second state (of four), on paper with a part of a Basilisk watermark, with thread margins, trimmed to or on the platemark at left, in good

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn 1606-1669 OLD MAN WITH BEARD, FUR CAP AND VELVET CLOAK (B., HOLL. 262; H. 92; BB. 32-2) Etching, circa 1632, a good impression of the second state (of three), with touches of burr, on paper with a Strasbourg Lily watermark, trimmed to the platemark, re-margined, a few

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn 1606-1669 THREE ORIENTAL FIGURES (JACOB AND LABAN?) (B. 118, HOLL. 118, H. 183, BB. 41-F) Etching, circa 1635, a fine impression of the second (final) state, printed with tone, on paper with part of a Strasbourg Lily watermark, with narrow margins, small repair and

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn 1606-1669 THE BOAT HOUSE (GROTTO WITH A BROOK; HET SPELONKJE) (B., HOLL. 231; H. 211; BB. 45-C) Etching, 1645, the second state (of three), a fairly good impression of this rare work, with light tone, on paper with the Arms of Ravenburg watermark, with narrow margins, in

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn 1606-1669 LANDSCAPE WITH A COTTAGE AND A LARGE TREE (B., HOLL. 226; H. 178; BB. 41-B) Etching, 1641, a good impression of the only state, with vertical scratches in the sky, with thread margins, trimmed on the platemark in places at top, a soft vertical fold at centre

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn 1606-1669 MEDEA: OR THE MARRIAGE OF JASON AND CREUSA (B., HOLL. 112; H. 235; BB. 48-E) Etching, 1648, a good impression of the fourth state (of five), before the removal of the verses Plate: 238 by 178mm; 9 3/8 by 7in Sheet: 255 by 196mm; 10 by 7 3/4 in

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn 1606-1669 THE FOURTH ORIENTAL HEAD (B., HOLL. 289; H. 134; BB. 35-5) Etching, circa 1635, a good impression of this scarce portrait, the second state (of three), on paper with a Foolscap with Seven-Pointed Collar watermark, trimmed just within the platemark, touches of

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £4,000 - £7,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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JOSEPH MALLORD WILLIAM TURNER R.A.

Joseph Mallord William Turner R.A. 1775-1851 LIBER STUDIORUM (RAWLINSON 1-71) Etchings with mezzotint printed in sepia, circa 1809-1817, etched by the artist, engraved by C. Turner, W. Say, R. Dunkarton, G. Clint, T. Lupton and the artist, frontispiece and 70 plates, fine impressions, the majority

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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MARC CHAGALL

Marc Chagall 1887 - 1985 THE OPERA (MOURLOT 102) Lithograph printed in colours, 1954, signed in pencil, numbered 33/75, published by Maeght, Paris, on wove paper, with margins, the colours slightly faded, slight paper discoloration Image: 380 by 283mm; 15 by 11 1/8 in Sheet: 392 by 285mm; 15 3/8 by

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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MARC CHAGALL

Marc Chagall 1887 - 1985 THE RAINBOW (M. 596) Lithograph printed in colours, 1969, signed in pencil, numbered 20/75, published by Editions des Musées Nationaux, on Arches wove paper, with full margins, in generally good condition, mount- and backboard- staining, the background colour possibly

Lot #: 33

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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MARC CHAGALL

Marc Chagall 1887 - 1985 LOVER'S DREAM (M. 301) Lithograph printed in colours, (the second final state) 1961, signed in pencil, numbered 70/75, published by Maeght, Paris, on Arches wove paper, in good condition except the yellow slightly darkened, mount-staining, three skinned areas at extreme

Lot #: 34

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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JOAN MIRÓ

Joan Miró 1893-1983 EQUINOXE (DUPIN 428) Etching and aquatint printed in colours with carborundum, 1967, signed in pencil, numbered 64/75, printed and published by Maeght, Paris, on Chiffon de Mandeure paper, the full sheet printed to the edges, in good condition apart from occasional minor fox

Lot #: 35

Estimate: £35,000 - £45,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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GEORGES BRAQUE

Georges Braque 1882 - 1963 LETTERA AMOROSA (VALLIER 187) The complete book, 1963, with 29 lithographs printed in colours, signed in pencil on the end paper and numbered 141 from the edition of 200, with title-page, text and justification, published by Edwin Engelberts, Geneva, printed by Mourlot, on

Lot #: 36

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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MARC CHAGALL

Marc Chagall 1887 - 1985 LES AMES MORTES (CRAMER BOOKS 17) The complete two-volume set, 1948, with 96 etchings, signed in black ink on the justification, inscribed, numbered VI, from the 33 hors commerce copies, aside from the edition of 335, with title-page, text and justification, printed by Louis

Lot #: 37

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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MARC CHAGALL

Marc Chagall 1887 - 1985 DE MAUVAIS SUJETS: ONE PLATE (SEE CB. 35) Etching and aquatint printed in colours with beige tone, 1958, signed in pencil and also initialled M.C., inscribed pour Marthe Féquet and dated 1959 in blue pencil, a proof aside from the numbered edition 112 (the total edition was

Lot #: 38

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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MARC CHAGALL

Marc Chagall 1887 - 1985 FOUR TALES FROM THE ARABIAN NIGHTS: NOW THE KING LOVED SCIENCE AND GEOMETRY... (M.45) Lithograph printed in colours, 1948, signed in pencil, numbered 18/90, published by Pantheon Books, on wove paper, with full margins, in good condition, minor scattered fox marks verso

Lot #: 40

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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MARC CHAGALL

Marc Chagall 1887 - 1985 DAPHNIS AND CHLOE: DAPHNIS'S DREAM AND THE NYMPHS (M. 325) Lithograph printed in colours, 1961, signed in pencil, numbered 59/60 (aside from the book edition of 250), printed by Mourlot, published by Tériade, Paris, on Arches wove paper, with wide margins, in good condition

Lot #: 41

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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MARC CHAGALL

Marc Chagall 1887 - 1985 DAPHNIS AND CHLOE: DAPHNE AND GNATHON (M. 343) Lithograph printed in colours, 1961, from the unsigned edition of 250 (there was also a signed and numbered edition of 60), printed by Mourlot, published by Tériade, Paris, on wove paper, the full (?) sheet printed to the edges

Lot #: 42

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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MARC CHAGALL

Marc Chagall 1887 - 1985 IN THE LAND OF THE GODS: AND YOU WOVE FOR YOUR TENDER NECK SEDUCTIVE GARLANDS OF RAVISHING FLOWERS (M. 534) Lithograph printed in colours, 1967, signed in pencil, numbered 14/25, inscribed épreuve d'artiste, a proof aside from the edition of 120, on Arches wove paper, with

Lot #: 43

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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MARC CHAGALL

Marc Chagall 1887 - 1985 THE TEMPEST (CRAMER BOOKS 97) The book, 1975, comprising 50 lithographs, with title-page, text and justification, signed in pencil, this copy numbered 32 (the total edition was 270) published by Éditions André Sauret, Monte-Carlo, on Arches wovepaper, the full sheets, in

Lot #: 44

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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MARC CHAGALL

Marc Chagall 1887 - 1985 L'ILE DE POROS (M. 963) Lithograph printed in colours, 1980, signed in pencil, numbered 41/50, printed by Mourlot, Paris,with their blind-stamp, on Arches wove paper, with full margins, in good condition apart from a pale handling-mark (?) in right margin Image: 440 by

Lot #: 46

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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MARC CHAGALL

Marc Chagall 1887 - 1985 TABLE WITH FLOWERS (M. 695) Lithograph printed in colours, 1973, signed in pencil, numbered 47/50, printed by Mourlot, on Arches wove paper, the red attenuated, light-staining, uneven backboard-staining, slight skinning verso associated with previous hinging Image: 410 by

Lot #: 47

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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MARC CHAGALL

Marc Chagall 1887 - 1985 THE PURPLE BODICE (M. 691) Lithograph printed in colours, 1973, signed in pencil, numbered 25/50, printed by Mourlot, on Arches wove paper, with full margins, slight light-staining, the colours slightly attenuated, pale uneven backboard-staining, slight skinning verso Image

Lot #: 48

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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MARC CHAGALL

Marc Chagall 1887 - 1985 TENDRESSE (M. 1020) Lithograph printed in colours, 1983, signed in pencil, numbered 15/50, printed by Mourlot, on Arches wove paper, with full margins, in good condition, taped to mount in six places verso Image: 465 by 325mm; 18 3/8 by 12 3/4 in Sheet: 653 by 477mm; 25 3/4

Lot #: 49

Estimate: £8,000 - £10,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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AFTER MARC CHAGALL BY CHARLES SORLIER

After Marc Chagall by Charles Sorlier LE BOUQUET (M.CS. 8) Lithograph printed in colours, 1955, signed in pencil, numbered 148/300, published by Maeght, Paris, on Arches wove paper, the full sheet, in good condition apart from the red slightly attenuated Image: 638 by 493mm; 25 1/8 by 19 3/8 in

Lot #: 50

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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AFTER EDGAR DEGAS BY GEORGES WILLIAM THORNLEY

After Edgar Degas by Georges William Thornley DANSEUSES AU FOYER (SEE REED/SHAPIRO P.IVII) Lithograph printed in brown, circa 1890, signed in pencil by Degas and Thornley, with Thornley's monogram stamp, on chine appliqué, supported on sturdy wove paper, as published, with margins, in good condition

Lot #: 51

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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MAURITS CORNELIS ESCHER

Maurits Cornelis Escher 1898-1972 METAMORPHOSIS II (BOOL /KIST/LOCHER/WIE 320) Woodcut printed in black, blue and red, a fine impression of this rare print, the colours fresh, 1940, signed in pencil and inscribed eigen druck, on five joined sheets of tissue thin japan paper, with full (?) margins

Lot #: 52

Estimate: £40,000 - £60,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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MAURITS CORNELIS ESCHER

Maurits Cornelis Escher 1898-1972 ENCOUNTER (B./K./L./W. 331) Lithograph, 1944, signed in pencil, numbered 26/50 iv, on wove paper, with the Holland watermark, with wide margins, in good condition Image: 341 by 465mm; 13 3/8 by 18¼in Sheet: 436 by 553mm; 17 1/8 by 21 3/4 in

Lot #: 53

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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MAURITS CORNELIS ESCHER

Maurits Cornelis Escher 1898-1972 DEVELOPMENT (B./K./L./W. 310) Woodcut printed in colours, 1939, signed in pencil, inscribed eigendruck, on japan paper, with wide margins, in good condition apart from scattered foxing mainly along edges of sheet, slight paper discoloration Image: 455 by 455mm; 17

Lot #: 54

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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MAURITS CORNELIS ESCHER

Maurits Cornelis Escher 1898-1972 OTHER WORLD (B./K./L./W. 348) Woodcut printed in colours, 1947, signed in pencil, inscribed eigendruck, on japan paper, with wide margins, in good condition except the margins with a few pale fox marks, minor light-staining Sheet: 400 by 318mm; 15 3/4 by 12½in

Lot #: 55

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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FRIEDENSREICH HUNDERTWASSER

Friedensreich Hundertwasser 1928 - 2000 REGENTAG (KOSCHATZKY 44-53) The complete set of 10 secreenprints in colours with metal imprint, 1971-72, signed in blue chalk on the justification and list of contents and inside of wooden box cover, numbered 1122/3000 in yellow chalk, one sheet signed in

Lot #: 56

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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PAUL KLEE

Paul Klee 1879 - 1940 BLUMENSTÖCKE I (KORNFELD 78) A very rare lithograph, with extensive hand-colouring in yellow, pink and orange water-colour, an unrecorded impression (Kornfeld only records three other impressions of this print, two of which are hand-coloured), 1920, on wove paper, with wide

Lot #: 57

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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FERNAND LÉGER

Fernand Léger 1881-1955 LES ILLUMINATIONS: COMEDIE DE LA SOIF (SAPHIRE 26) Lithograph with pochoir printed in colours, 1949, signed and inscribed bon définitif in pencil, on wove tinted paper, the full sheet, in good condition apart from slight handling creases along edges of sheet Image: 280 by

Lot #: 58

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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FERNAND LÉGER

Fernand Léger 1881 - 1955 LE CIRQUE (S. 44-106) The complete portfolio, 1950, comprising 63 lithographs, 34 printed in colours, signed in ink on the justification, numbered 264 of 300, published by E. Tériade, Les Editions Verve, Paris, 1950, on Arches wove paper, with full margins, in good

Lot #: 59

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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HENRI MATISSE

Henri Matisse 1869 - 1954 JEUNE FILLE AUX BOUCLES BRUNES (DUTHUIT 448) Lithograph, 1924, signed in pencil, numbered 50/100, on wove paper, with wide margins, generally in good condition apart from mottled foxing in the margins, light- and mount-staining, framed Image: 130 by 185 mm; 5 1/8 by 7¼in

Lot #: 60

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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HENRI MATISSE

Henri Matisse 1869 - 1954 POEMES DE CHARLES D'ORLEANS (DUTHUIT BOOKS 28) The complete book, 1950, comprising 54 lithographs printed in colours, with title-page, text and justification, the justification signed in pencil and dedicated En hommage à la Baronne Hermine von Essen, this copy numbered 599

Lot #: 61

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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HENRI MATISSE

Henri Matisse 1869 - 1954 PROFIL DE JEUNE FEMME (D. 275) Etching, 1945, signed in pencil, numbered 19/25, on china paper supported on wove paper, with full margins, in good condition apart from slight pale foxing mainly in the margins, pale uneven mount-staining, skinning in two places verso Plate

Lot #: 62

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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HENRI MATISSE

Henri Matisse 1869 - 1954 NU ASSIS, VISAGE DE PROFIL (D. 228) Etching, 1931, signed in pencil and numbered 23/25, on wove paper, with wide margins, in good condition apart from scattered foxing on the verso visible on the recto at the upper plate mark and upper and lower sheet edges Image: 242 by

Lot #: 63

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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HENRI MATISSE

Henri Matisse 1869 - 1954 ODALISQUE, BRASERO ET COUPE DES FRUITS (D. 504) Lithograph, 1929, signed in pencil, numbered 57/100, published by Petiet with his blindstamp (Lugt 2021a), on Arches wove paper, with full margins, in good condition Image: 283 by 382mm; 11 1/16 by 15in Sheet: 385 by 550mm; 15

Lot #: 64

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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HENRI MATISSE

Henri Matisse 1869 - 1954 FIGURE ASSISE, BLOUSE TRANSPARENTE (D. 519) Lithograph, 1929, signed in pencil, numbered 20/25, on japan paper, with full margins, in good condition apart from creasing to the top left corner of sheet, a crease to the lower right tip of sheet. Sheet: 648 by 500mm; 25½ by 19

Lot #: 65

Estimate: £7,000 - £9,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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HENRI MATISSE

Henri Matisse 1869 - 1954 FIGURE DEVANT TAPA AFRICAIN (D. 515) Lithograph, 1929, signed in pencil, numbered 5/50, on japan paper, with wide margins, in good condition apart from a large fox mark to the centre left of image, one to the upper left of image, localised scattered foxing to lower right of

Lot #: 66

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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HENRI MATISSE

Henri Matisse 1869 - 1954 TORSE NU AU COLLIER D'AMBRE (D. 502) Lithograph, 1929, signed in pencil, inscribed essai, a proof aside from the numbered edition of 50, on Arches wove paper, the full sheet, in good condition apart from various short vertical repaired tears mainly along upper edge of

Lot #: 67

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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JOAN MIRÓ

Joan Miró 1893-1983 HOMMAGE A SAN LAZZARO (SEE CRAMER BOOKS 229) Linocut with overprinting in colours, 1977, signed in pencil, dated 5/XII/75, inscribed BAT. après correction/ Rouge plus viv, a proof impression aside from the edition of 83, with another impression printed in black, both on wove

Lot #: 68

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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JOAN MIRÓ

Joan Miró 1893-1983 PARLER SEUL (CB. 17) The complete book ,comprising 70 lithographs printed in colours and in black, 1948-50, signed in blue ink by the artist and the author on the justification (one of three copies), number 55 from the edition of 253, with title-page, text and justification, on

Lot #: 69

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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JOAN MIRÓ

Joan Miró 1893-1983 A TOUTE EPREUVE (CB. 49) The complete book, comprising 79 woodcuts printed in colours or in black, some with collage addition, 1958, signed in black ball-point pen on the justification and numbered 75 from the total edition of 130, with title-page, text and justification

Lot #: 70

Estimate: £18,000 - £20,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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JOAN MIRÓ

Joan Miró 1893-1983 UBU ROI (CB. 107) The complete portfolio, comprising 13 lithographs printed in colours, 1966, hors-texte, with text by Alfred Jarry, signed in pencil on the justification page, numbered 123 of 180, published by Tériade Editeur, Paris, on Arches wove paper, the full sheets, in

Lot #: 71

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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JOAN MIRÓ

Joan Miró 1893-1983 LE LEZARD AUX PLUMES D'OR: ONE PLATE (MOURLOT 803; SEE CB.148) Lithograph printed in colours, 1971, signed in red crayon, inscribed H.C., an Hors commerce impression from the suite that accompanied the first 30 copies of the book (the total edition was 195), published by Broder

Lot #: 72

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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JOAN MIRÓ

Joan Miró 1893-1983 LE LEZARD AUX PLUMES D'OR: TWO PLATES (M. 800 AND 821) Two lithographs printed in colours, 1971, both signed in pencil and inscribed H.C., proofs aside from the total edition of 195, published by Broder, Paris, on japan paper, the full sheets, printed to the edges, in good

Lot #: 73

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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JOAN MIRÓ

Joan Miró 1893-1983 POUR PAUL ELUARD (DUPIN 587) Aquatint printed in colours, 1973, signed in pencil, numbered 14/100, published by Le Cercle d'art éditeur, Paris, on Arches wove paper, the full sheet printed to the edges, in good condition apart from slight light-staining, two handling creases at

Lot #: 74

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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JOAN MIRÓ

Joan Miró 1893-1983 POSTER FOR THE FESTIVAL OF CARCASSONNE (M. 1206) Lithograph printed in colours, 1980, signed in pencil and numbered 53/75 (the total edition includes 15 H.C. impressions), published by Conseil communcal de la culture, Carcassonne, on Arches wove paper, the full sheet, printed to

Lot #: 75

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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JOAN MIRÓ

Joan Miró 1893-1983 FEUILLES EPARSES (D. 120-121) Two etchings printed in colours, 1957, signed in pencil, the first inscribed épreuve d'artiste viii/x, the second numbered 50/50, published by Broder, Paris, as a portfolio aside from the original book by René Crevel, 1965, each on wove paper, with

Lot #: 76

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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GIORGIO MORANDI

Giorgio Morandi 1890 - 1964 GRANDE NATURA MORTA SCURA (VITALI 107) Etching, 1934, a richly inked impression, first state (of two), signed and dated in pencil, numbered 23/30, published on R. M. Fabriano wove paper with the Umbria Italia watermark, with wide margins, in good condition apart from a

Lot #: 77

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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EDVARD MUNCH

Edvard Munch 1863 - 1944 WOMAN'S HEAD (WOLL 153; SCHIEFLER 130) Woodcut, 1899, printed in brown and orange, a rare impression of Woll's second (final) state, signed in pencil, on fine japan paper, with wide margins, in good condition apart from slight mount-staining, some overall cockling to the

Lot #: 78

Estimate: £25,000 - £35,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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EDVARD MUNCH

Edvard Munch 1863 - 1944 MELANCHOLY III (W.203; SCH.144) Woodcut printed in grey/blue, 1902, a very rare early impression, apparently before Woll's first state, (before the delineation of the figure, the completion of the rocks and before the masking of the right edge of the composition), signed in

Lot #: 79

Estimate: £150,000 - £200,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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EDVARD MUNCH

Edvard Munch 1863 - 1944 HEAD OF AN OLD MAN WITH BEARD (W. 206) Woodcut printed in black and red, 1902, a very rare impression of Woll's first state of two, Woll notes that Scheifler records only two impressions in this state (printed with the background), signed in pencil, on brownish cardboard

Lot #: 80

Estimate: £50,000 - £75,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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EDVARD MUNCH

Edvard Munch 1863 - 1944 VAMPIRE II (WOLL 41; SCHIEFLER 34)) Lithograph printed in black over the woodcut printed in green, blue and ochre giving a clarity and vibrancy to the image, 1895-1902, a fine impression of Woll's third state of ten, signed in pencil, inscribed Til Holst Halvorsen vendligst

Lot #: 81

Estimate: £300,000 - £400,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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EDVARD MUNCH

Edvard Munch 1863 - 1944 MOONLIGHT II (W. 202; SCH. 81B) Woodcut printed in black, brown and two shades of green, 1902, signed in pencil, (there is a further inscription probably by the artist Mondschein/ ??? in 3 Farben) on sturdy brown wove paper, with wide margins, in good condition apart from a

Lot #: 82

Estimate: £120,000 - £180,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008