Illustrations for Six Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm
Artwork: Illustrations for Six Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm
Size: sheets 45 x 30.5; portfolio 47.7 x 32.3 cm
Edition Size: 100 of Edition B (+ 100 copies of the editions A and C with different suites and the portfolio edition of one hundred with a suite of all plates)
Medium: The complete portfolio of 39 etchings on hodgkinson handmade wove paper
Creation year: 1970
Category: Prints
Artwork details : Created 1969-70

Christie's London

Date: 2017-03-29
Lot Number: 169
Low Estimate: $8670 [+35%]
High Estimate: $12386 [-4%]
Hammer Price: $11768
Sold For: $14710
Notes: Watermark DH:PP, with title, text and justification, with the suite of six plates, signed and numbered 87/100 on the justification, published by Petersburg Press, London, 1970, the full sheets, with deckle edges, bound (as issued), the separate suite of six plates loose (as issued), each signed in pencil recto, inscribed Grimm and numbered in pen and sepia ink on the reverse, the full sheets, with deckle edges, SAC 85 with pinhead foxing in the margins, otherwise in very good condition, within the original blue calf boards and slipcase (portfolio)