G. L. Leclerc, Eaux-fortes originales pour des textes de Buffon, Martin Fabiani, Paris, 1942
Artwork: G. L. Leclerc, Eaux-fortes originales pour des textes de Buffon, Martin Fabiani, Paris, 1942
Size: 38.7 x 29.9 cm
Edition Size: 226
Medium: The complete set of 31 etchings with drypoint and aquatint, on imperial Japon paper, title page, text in French by George Louis Leclerc, and justification
Creation year: 1942
Category: Prints
Artwork details : Set of 31

Christie's London

Date: 2016-09-21
Lot Number: 11
Low Estimate: $19970 [-19%]
High Estimate: $26630 [-40%]
Hammer Price: $15978
Sold For: $19973
Notes: Watermark Ambroise Vollard, with title, the text in French by Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon, and justification, copy number 78 from the total edition of 226 copies, published by M. Fabiani, Paris, 1942, the etchings printed by R. Lacourière, Paris, the etchings hors-texte, slightly trimmed, all bound within a cream pigskin binding by Morf, with the name of the artist and the author in gilt on the front and back and on the spine, with grey upper edges, in a grey cardboard slipcase, generally in good condition (book)

Christie's New York

Date: 2016-04-26
Lot Number: 62
Low Estimate: $12000 [-16%]
High Estimate: $18000 [-44%]
Hammer Price: $10000
Sold For: $12500
Notes: Numbered 24 on the justification, lacking the additional suite of prints with remarques on Chine, the full sheets, originally bound (now loose), generally in good condition, with original red, cream, and green gilt-leather binding contained within marbled-paper covered leather-lined slipcase