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    Sale 2423 | Lot 22
    Price Realized: $6,500With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2423 Lot 22

      "It was the miraculous bubbles." Illustration for page 100 of "Dreamer of Dreams" by Marie, Queen of Romania published in 1915. Tempera on board. 305x254 mm; 12x10 inches, on 15 1/2x13 1/2-inch board. Signed and dated in lower left image. "Queen of Romania's Book, No. 5," written in margin; additional notations in Dulac's hand on verso. Tipped to matte, attractively framed.

      Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

      'Close over the water they were green and blue;
      in rising their hues turned into violet and purple,
      that gently graduated through every tone of gold
      and yellow till they were one blaze of flame that
      quite imperceptibly faded away into the blue of
      the sky, where they hung suspended, hardly
      discernible, till at last they were one with the
      infinite; and that was so high, so high overhead,
      that it might have been at the very gates of heaven!'

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $6,500