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Les Cartes

Villon, Jacques (1875-1963)

Etching and color aquatint


Jacques Villon, Les Cartes (Cards: The Game of Solitaire)

Jacques Villon (1875-1963)

Les Cartes (Cards: The Game of Solitaire), 1903

Etching and color aquatint

50.48h x 64.77w cm


Dimensions: Plate: 352 x 457 mm. 13 7/8 x 18 in. Sheet: 505 x 647 mm. 19 7/8 x 25 1/2 in.
Edition: From the edition of 25

References: Auberty and Pérussaux 44; Ginestet and Pouillon 76
Signature: Signed and numbered “16/25” in reddish brown pencil at lower right
Provenance: R.M. Light, Boston; to
David Tunick, Inc., New York; to
Private collection, New York; 2001 to
David Tunick, Inc., New York; 2001 to
Private collection, Massachusetts
Impression: Very fine impression, rich colors
Condition: Superb, barest light-staining extending approximately 3/4 in. outsidee and around the mate light specs scattered in the margins recto and verso