Sep 24, 2015 - Sale 2392

Sale 2392 - Lot 49

Unsold
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
ÉDOUARD MANET (after)
Le Déjeuner sur l'herbe.

Color aquatint and etching, 1929. 500x630 mm; 19 5/8x24 7/8 inches, full margins. Signed and numbered 2/200 by Villon in pencil, lower margin. Etched by Jacques Villon, Paris. Published by Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris. A superb, richly-inked impression with vibrant colors.

During the 1920s, Villon created masterful color prints after paintings by artists as varied as Picasso, Ren
oir, Rousseau, Bonnard, Signac, Matisse, Dufy, Modigliani and others, along with this work after Manet's seminal painting from 1862-63 now in the Musée d'Orsay, Paris (see also lots 74, 75, 120, 121, 363, 364 and 409). Ginestet/Pouillon 668 (Villon)....