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L'Estampe Moderne , Numero 8, Decembre 1897, Cover, Containing Seven Prints from Different Issues.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
456
Sold for:
$185$150

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

L'Estampe Moderne, Numero 8, Decembre 1897, Cover, Containing Seven Prints from Different Issues. Paris: Champenois, c. 1897-1899.

Original printed covers illustrated with a woodcut by Mucha for the issue described above containing seven prints produced in this series, but none of those called for on the cover of this volume, containing instead: Henri Bellery-Desfontaines's (1867-1909) L'Enigme and L'Illusion; Louis-Auguste Girardot's (1856-1933) Femme du Riff; Edmond Francois Aman-Jean's (1860-1953) Sous les Fleurs; Albert Emile Artigue's (1850-1927) Albine; Francis Jourdain's (1876-1958) Les Cygnes; and one unidentified print showing a Dance of Death procession, with kings, beggars, clergy, and saints proceeding in a desolate landscape toward a large skull, in black and white; each print with the L'Estampe Moderne blind stamp in the corner of the sheet, paper wrappers separated into from and back, broken at spine, the prints with corners chipped, 16 x 12 in. each. (7)

Estimate $300-500


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Paris, Henri Bellery-Desfontaines, Louis-Auguste Girardot, Edmond Francois Aman-Jean, Albert Emile Artigue, Francis Jourdain, Dance of Death

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