Mar 04, 2021 - Sale 2560

Sale 2560 - Lot 14

Price Realized: $ 3,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
Le Repos des Philosophes.

Lithograph printed in dark brownish black on Chine appliqué, 1871. 216x144 mm; 8 1/2x5 3/4 inches, full margins. Second state (of 3), before the number upper left and the printer's address lower margin; in this state a proof aside from the published edition of 50. One of only a few proofs, according to Melot. Printed by Lemercier, Paris. Published by Alfred Robaut, Paris. From Douze Croquis et Dessins Originaux sur Papier Autographique de Corot. Ex-collection Suzanne Vouay (Lugt 2373c, lower right recto). A superb impression of this extremely scarce lithograph.

We have found only 4 other impressions at auction in the past 30 years. Delteil 25; Melot 25.