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Lot 158: Paul Gauguin (1848-1903)

Est: £20,000 GBP - £30,000 GBP
Christie'sNovember 30, 2004London, United Kingdom

Item Overview


Manao tupapau (Mongan, Kornfeld, Joachim 20 IV.D.)
woodcut in black, orange and yellow, 1893-94, on Japon, one of approximately 25-30 impressions printed by Louis Roy in 1894, a good impression showing considerable detail in the black plate, with margins, the yellow slightly attenuated, some light-staining in the margins, laid down onto board, generally in good condition, framed
B. 205 x 355 mm., S. 245 x 390 mm.

Artist or Maker


Within the edition of about 25 to 30 impressions printed by Louis Roy, variations appear as to the order in which the blocks and stencils were used. In this impression the order appears to be yellow, then black and finally orange. It could be one of the impressions recorded by Kornfeld as being issued pasted onto cardboard.

No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis
This lot is subject to Collection and Storage charges

Auction Details

Old Master, Modern and Contemporary Prints

November 30, 2004, 12:00 AM EST

8 King Street, St. James's, London, LDN, SW1Y 6QT, UK