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Edgar Chahine (French, 1874-1947) Ada

Auction:
2895B
Lot:
2
Sold for:
$400$325

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2895B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 13, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Edgar Chahine (French, 1874-1947)

Ada, 1901, second state of two, edition of 50 (Tabanelli, 65). Signed "Edgar Chahine" in pencil l.l., initialed, dated, and titled within the plate. Drypoint in brown/black on paper, plate size 7 1/4 x 13 3/8 in. (18.3 x 33.8 cm), framed.
Condition: Unobtrusive mat burn, not examined out of frame.
Estimate $250-350

Sheet measures 14 x 19 5/8 in. (35.6 x 49.9 cm), but is folded over at right, left, and bottom edges which have brown paper tape remnants. Mat burn and toning. Minor handling crimps. Spots to right of figure's head and at c.r. of print, as well as several areas in themargins that appear to have been bleached.


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Drypoint, Edgar Chahine, Mat

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