Lot 38 of 253:
32 lithographs in color by James Ensor  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$3,000
Estimate:
$5,000 - $8,000

Title:
Scenes de la Vie du Christ
Author:
Ensor, James
Place:
[Brussels]
Publisher:
Galerie Georges Giroux
Date:
1921
Description:

[4] pp. 32 lithograph plates in colors, each plate with a printed tissue overleaf. 25x31 cm (9¾x12¼") loose in later cloth folding case. No. 102 of 250 copies on Hollande Van Gelder paper. Signed by the artist at the limitation. First Edition.

"Typical of Ensor's work is an intensity of color and a ferocity of characterization. His life of Christ has some of the brutality of late Gothic Flemish painting seen in Bosch and Breughel" (The Artist & the Book, 97). Taevernier, 139.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some soiling to case; paper a touch browned; near fine.
 
Item number:
282063a
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