Lot 66: Edouard Manet LES COURSES LithographPlatinum House
April 29, 2013
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Edouard Manet (1832-1883)
LES COURSES (GUERIN 72; HARRIS 41; FISHER 56)
Lithograph, 1865-1872, on chine applique, a fine impression of the rare second state of three, some printer's ink or minor soiling, an unobtrusive small pale occlusion in an uninked area in the sky near left edge, the support sheet with some rippling, pale matstain, some old tape residue at top sheet edge near corners verso, a few creases or skillfully repaired tears at sheet edges (longest approximately 1 1/2 inches, at bottom right sheet corner (2 1/4 inches from chine sheet), a few areas of light abrasion at sheet edges verso, otherwise in good condition, with good or full margins, framed.
14 x 20 1/4 inches; 356 x 514 mm.
Chine 16 x 20 1/2 inches; 406 x 521 mm.
Sheet 18 1/2 x 25 1/8 inches; 470 x 638 mm.
R. M. Light & Co., Inc., Boston
Acquired from the above February 14, 1972 by Carolyn Crossett Rowland
C The Carolyn and George Rowland Charitable Foundation Trust
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