Apr 28, 2022 - Sale 2602

Sale 2602 - Lot 415

Price Realized: $ 4,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
Bordell in Hamburg.

Drypoint on imitation Japan paper, 1912. 121x179 mm; 5x7 inches, full margins. Artist's proof, aside from the editions of 30 (Arabic numerals) and 10 (Roman numerals). Signed, titled, dated and inscribed "Probedruck" in pencil, lower margin. A brilliant, richly-inked, early impression of this exceedingly scarce print.

We have found only three other impressions at auction in the past 30 years.

Provenance: Heinrich Stinnes, Cologne (Lugt 1376a, lower left recto). Hofmaier 52.