05-18-2012 05-18-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2598B Boston
May 18, 2012 12:00PMCalender
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Eugène Grasset (French, 1841-1917) Encre L. Marquet

$911$750
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2598B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 18, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

Eugène Grasset (French, 1841-1917)

Encre L. Marquet, 1892. Signed, dated, and identified within the matrix. Chromolithographic poster on paper, sheet size 47 1/2 x 31 7/8 in. (120.5 x 80.8 cm), in a period style frame.
Condition: Linen-backed, stabilized tears and creases, minute losses, including several within the image, unobtrusive toning to image along upper 2 inches.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Cloth-tape hinged to backing mat; restored tear to u.l. quadrant approx. 6 in. length; some foxing to margins; restored tears to left and bottom margins with the longest measuring approx. 3 1/2 in. to the bottom margin; scattered minor abrasions; no additional condition issues to report.