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Jacques Villon (French, 1875-1963) Two Portraits: Tête de fillette

Auction:
2609B
Lot:
195
Sold for:
$1,659$1,400

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2609B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 07, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

Jacques Villon (French, 1875-1963)

Two Portraits: Tête de fillette, 1929, edition of 50 (Ginestet/Pouillon, E324); and Le grand dessinateur assis, 1935, edition of 50 (Ginestet/Pouillon, E385). Both signed "Jacques Villon" in pencil l.r. and numbered in pencil l.l., Tête dedicated in pencil l.c., Dessinateur with "H.M.P." collector's stamp on verso. Drypoints on laid paper, plate sizes to 10 7/8 x 8 3/8 in. (27.5 x 21.2 cm), matted, unframed.
Condition: Margins 1 3/4 inches or more with deckled edges, annotations to lower margins, Tête with crease to right margin and old hinges tape to right edge on verso, Dessinateur with minor nicks and creases to upper and lower edges.
Estimate $800-1,200

The smaller plate (Dessinateur) measures 10 5/8 x 8 inches.

Keywords

Jacques Villon, Cubism, Ginestet, Orphism, Pouillon

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