November 3, 2016, 10:30 AM EST
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Lot 303: CAMILLE PISSARRO Les Baigneuses gardeuses d'oies.(25 views)
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Les Baigneuses gardeuses d'oies.
Color drypoint printed from four plates (blue, red, yellow and black) on antique, cream laid paper, likely an end sheet from a book, circa 1895. 90x150 mm; 3 3/4x6 inches, full margins. Ninth state (of 9). One of approximately only 11 posthumous impressions printed in colors (there were also approximately 20 lifetime impressions printed in colors, see lot 302). With the artist's initials dark gray ink stamp (Lugt 613e, lower left). Inscribed "1er essai" in pencil, lower left. Printed by Alfred Porcabeuf, Paris, 1930, under the direction of Jean Cailac and the estate of the artist, Paris. Delteil 119.