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January 23, 2020 6:00PMCalender

William Strang (Scottish, 1859-1921) Illustrations for The Doings of Death /A Portfolio of Twelve Works

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3338B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 23, 2020 6:00PM


William Strang (Scottish, 1859-1921)

Illustrations for The Doings of Death/A Portfolio of Twelve Works, 1901, published by Essex House Press, London. Each print monogrammed within the block and titled in pencil, inscribed "No. 15" in ink on the colophon. Chiaroscuro woodcuts on laid paper with posy 1888-1898 watermark, image sizes approximately 11 1/2 x 11 1/4 in. (29.1 x 28.4 cm), presented in the original folio (staining and wear).
Condition: Full sheets with registration pinholes to upper and lower margins, gentle cockling, staining.
Estimate $150-200

Shee sizes 23 1/4 x 16 7/8 inches, portfolio size 24 x 17 1/2 inches. Creasing and minor folding to edges, staining on works are to margins, few pages with few pinprick fox marks, see condition photos for further information on individual pages.

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William Strang, London