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JAMES ENSOR 1860-1949
[Sidney Edouard] 1860 - Ostend-1949(Belgian)

Title: Maisonnettes á Mariakerke, 1888

Technique: Original Hand Signed and Dated Etching on simili Japon paper

Paper Size: 24 x 29.5 cm / 9.5 x 11.6 in

Image Size: 8 x 12 cm / 3.1 x 4.8 in

Additional Information: This fine etching is hand signed and dated in pencil by the artist "James Ensor 1888" at the lower right margin
It is also Signed in the plate in the plate "Ensor" in the lower right part.
Furthermore the work is Hand Signed on the reverse of the paper and stamped on the back side "DB" in the upper right corner.
This is the final state of the etching.
Since the very opening of the gallery Le Bateau-Lavior, Mira Jacob was active in promoting the importance of the work of James Ensor. In accordance with André Breton she included him in the symbolist exhibition of 1958, but she was particularly concerned with his graphic oeuvre: in 1978 she organized an exhibition of his complete printed works. The exhibition was also shown at the Musée de la Ville de Strasbourg (1995) and at the Kunstmuseum, Basle (1996).

Provenance: From the Estate of Mira Jacob, Galerie le bateau-lavoir, Paris, France.

Literature: The Illustrated Bartsch Vol. 141: James Ensor, by James Elesh.
Reference: Croquez 54, Taevernier 54

Excellent condition.
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11298: JAMES ENSOR Signed Etching 1888 Belgian

Estimate $2,500 - $3,500Nov 19, 2010
Starting Price $2,250
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