Jun 09, 2022 - Sale 2608

Sale 2608 - Lot 160

Price Realized: $ 5,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500

GEORGES LEPAPE (1887-1971)

Two fashion studies for "Gazette du Bon Ton."

Primary sketch of a woman in long coat, fur collar and cuffs. Watercolor, graphite, and gold paint on paper. 223x185 mm; 8 3/4x7 1/4 inches, sheet. Signed "Lepape" in pencil, lower right image and captioned by him in lower margin: "Octobre 1912 / esquisse pour le Hors-Texte no. 1 paru dans le 1er No. de la 'Gazette du Bon Ton.'" Labeled on verso in French as sketch published in "Bon Ton No. I (nov 1912) hors texte no. I (esquisse)."
Second image in graphite, ink, and watercolor. 8 3/4x7 1/4 inches, sheet. Unsigned.
Provenance: Tajan, Paris, 2007; private collection, Philadelphia.