5 June 2013
Eight Original Drawings for “Batouala” by René Maran, Accompanied by a Book, Seven Etchings and 59 Lithographs, each drawing numbered and variously inscribed.
Each drawing pencil on paper, the largest measuring 17 by 18.5 cm and the smallest 9.5 by 11.5 cm, the other works measuring 25 by 19 cm (sheet size).
Book: Paris, A. et G. Mornay, 1928.
Number 7 from an edition of 448 numbered copies.
Provenance: Private collection, France.
Literature: For published drawings, see M. Seslavinsky, Randevu. Russkie khudozhniki vo frantsuzskom knigoizdanii pervoy poloviny XX veka, Moscow, Astrel, 2009, p. 97, illustrated.
Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
† Indicates Standard VAT scheme applies, and the rate of 20% VAT will be charged on both hammer price and premium.