Sep 20, 2018 - Sale 2485

Sale 2485 - Lot 43

Price Realized: $ 11,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 12,000 - $ 18,000
Melon Shop, Houndsditch.

Etching and drypoint, 1887. 128x178 mm; 5x7 inches, full margins. MacDonald's third state (of 5). Signed with the butterfly and inscibred "imp." in pencil on the tab, lower left. Ex-collection H. Wunderlich & Co., New York, with the orignal label. A superb impression of this extremely scarce etching.

We have found only 2 other impressions at auction in the past 30 years. MacDonald notes only 10 known impressions. Kennedy 293; Glasgow 355.