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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$300
Estimate:
$250 - $350

Title:
A Portfolio of Twenty-Four Masterpieces of Graphic Art
Author:
Wechsler, Herman J.
Place:
[New York]
Publisher:
Triton Press
Date:
[1974]
Description:
"An Introduction to Prints & Printmaking" by Herman J. Wechsler with an additional foreword for this portfolio. Illustrated with 24 lithographed plates, 8 of which are in color. (Folio) 17x13¾ (with margins), loose plates inside paper matting (not attached), original blue-green folding cloth box, front cover lettered in gilt and black. Registration No. 1843 (hand-numbered) of an unspecified limitation. Artists include: Edouard Manet, Edgar Degas, Paul Cezanne, Paul Gauguin, Renoir, Toulouse-Lautrec, Pierre Bonnard, Edouard Vuillard, Berthe Morisot, Mary Cassatt, Odilon Redon, Henri Matisse, Georges Braque, Aristide Maillol, Georges Rouault (2 plates), Pablo Picasso (3 plates), Maurice Utrillo, Dunoyer de Segonzac, Marc Chagall, and Joan Miro. With the publisher's original "Collectors Edition" label on the inside front cover of box, stating this is for the "Private Collection [of] (signed) Lawrence J. Grace M.D. (signed), Registration Number 1843."
Lot Amendments
Condition:
Light rubbing and soiling to folding box; heavy creases and a 2" tear to paper matting for the Degas plate, else plates fine in a near fine box.
 
Item number:
128386
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