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HENRI DE TOULOUSE-LAUTREC | ELLES

Estimate:

600,000

to
- 800,000 USD

The Passion of American Collectors: Property of Barbara and Ira Lipman

HENRI DE TOULOUSE-LAUTREC | ELLES

HENRI DE TOULOUSE-LAUTREC | ELLES

Estimate:

600,000

to
- 800,000 USD

Lot sold:

625,000

USD

The Passion of American Collectors: Property of Barbara and Ira Lipman

HENRI DE TOULOUSE-LAUTREC

1864 - 1901

ELLES


The complete portfolio, comprising the lithographic cover printed in brown-black, the frontispiece and ten lithographs printed in colors, 1896, the portfolio cover (Wittrock 155) signed in black crayon, each inscribed 'Serié no. 29' in brown ink by the publisher, Gustave Pellet, from the edition of 100, each with his paraphe (L. 1194) and monogram stamp (L. 1190), on wove paper with the 'G. Pellet/T. Lautrec' watermark, framed (12 prints)

Seven sheets approx.: 20⅝ by 15⅞ in.; 52.3 by 40.3 cm

Five sheets approx.: 15⅞ by 20⅝ in.; 40.3 by 52.3 cm

Private Collection, Asia (and sold: Sotheby's, New York, November 8, 1997, lot 575)

Acquired at the above sale

Loys Delteil, Le Peintre-Graveur Illustré (XIXe et XXe Siècles), H. de Toulouse-Lautrec, vol. CI, Paris, nos. 179-89, illustrations of other examples

Jean Adhémar, Toulouse-Lautrec: His Complete Lithographs and Drypoints, New York, 1975, nos. 200-10, illustrations of other examples pp. 200-10

Wolfgang Wittrock, Toulouse-Lautrec: The Complete Prints, London, 1985, nos. 155-65, illustrations of other examples pp. 376-99

Götz Adriani, Toulouse-Lautrec, The Complete Graphic Works, A Catalogue Raisonné, Cologne, 1986, nos. 171-81, illustrations of other examples pp. 222-43

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec: Marcel Lender in "Chilperic" (exhibition catalogue), National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1994-95, illustrations of other examples 

Richard Thomson, Philip Dennis Cate, Mary Weaver Chapin & Florence E. Coman, Toulouse-Lautrec and Montmartre (exhibition catalogue), National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. & Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 2005, illustrations of other examples pp. 229-35