May 21, 2020 - Sale 2537

Sale 2537 - Lot 311

Price Realized: $ 8,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 12,000 - $ 18,000
The Two Doorways.

Etching and drypoint printed in dark brownish black on antique laid paper, 1879-80. 203x292 mm; 8x11 1/2 inches, wide margins. MacDonald's sixth state (of 13). Edition of approximately 54. Signed with the butterfly and inscribed "imp." in pencil on the tab, lower left. From Twelve Etchings. A brilliant, richly-inked impression with selective swiping, strong contrasts and crisp plate edges. Kennedy 193; Glasgow 221.