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May 19, 2017 12:00 PMCalender

James Jacques Joseph Tissot (French, 1836-1902) Octobre

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Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3010BLocation: BostonDate / Time: May 19, 2017 12:00PM


James Jacques Joseph Tissot (French, 1836-1902)

Octobre, 1878, proof impression before the addition of the signature to the plate (Wentworth, 33). Unsigned. Etching and drypoint on laid paper, plate size 16 11/16 x 11 1/16 in. (42.2 x 28.1 cm),framed.
Condition: Little or no margin, partial printing of the same image to verso, hinged at upper corners with tape overtop of old brown paper hinges, even gentle toning.

Provenance: The estate of Carol J. Ferranti, New York.

N.B. Wentworth references a single "...trial proof of the finished plate, the lower portion lightly inked" and this would appear to be that proof.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

The sheet measures 16 7/8 x 11 1/2 inches, and has no lower margin. There are no other issues to report.

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James Jacques Joseph Tissot, Carol J. Ferranti