Sep 19, 2017 - Sale 2454

Sale 2454 - Lot 87

Price Realized: $ 3,000
Show Hammer Price?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 5,000
HENRI TOULOUSE-LAUTREC
Mary Hamilton.

Lithograph printed in brown on China paper, 1894. 266x148 mm; 10 5/8x5 7/8 inches, wide margins. First and only lifetime edition, before the 1901 and 1925 posthumous editions. This impression possibly the only extant lifetime impression, from an unknown but very small number of proofs. Ex-collection Gross, with the collection ink stamp (lower right recto, not in Lugt). A superb impression of this extre
mely scarce, early proof.

This impression cited by Wittrock and Adriani as the only known lifetime impression (this impression illustrated in Adriani). Delteil 175; Adhémar 215; Adriani 142.
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