09-09-2011 09-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2560B Boston
September 9, 2011 12:00 PMCalender

René Magritte (Belgian, 1898-1967) La Comtesse de Monte Cristo

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2560B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 09, 2011 12:00PM


René Magritte (Belgian, 1898-1967)

La Comtesse de Monte Cristo, plate 1 from AUBE À L'ANTIPODE, 1966, edition of 77 (Kaplan/Baum, 6 A). Signed "Magritte" in pencil l.r., numbered "34/77" in pencil l.l. Etching on cream wove paper with a Richard de Bas watermark, plate size 8 1/8 x 6 1/4 in. (20.5 x 15.8 cm), unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Margins 2 1/2 inches or more, handling creases, old hinges to right edge.

Estimate $400-600

The sheet measures 15 3/8 x 11 1/4 inches and has a "1326...RICHARD BAS" watermark. All edges are deckled. There is subtle staining to both the recto and the verso. The verso has old hinges along one edge and pencil annotations.


Monte Cristo