James Ensor

Belgian, 1860–1949

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James Ensor

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Belgian, 1860–1949

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£7,650
Le Jardin d'Amour (Minnetuin) (Cramer, Delteil, Elesh, Taevernier 61), 1888
Sold on Dec 15, 2020
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Etching with extensive hand-colouring in watercolour and gouache, on simili-japan paper
8.0 x 11.7 cm
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Realized Price
£7,650
Auction Sale
Dec 15, 2020
Bonhams
Description
Etching with extensive hand-colouring in watercolour and gouache, 1888, on simili-japan paper, signed in pencil, countersigned in pencil verso, an impression of the third and final state, with margins, with time, mount and light-staining, the colours slightly attenuated but still good, framed Plate 117 x 80mm. (4 5/8 x 3 1/8in.); Sheet 226 x 156mm. (8 7/8 x 6 1/8in.)
Le Jardin d'Amour (Minnetuin) (Cramer, Delteil, Elesh, Taevernier 61), 1888
Etching with extensive hand-colouring in watercolour and gouache, on simili-japan paper
Dec 15, 2020
Bonhams
£7,650
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8.0 x 11.7 cm
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Dec 15, 2020
Bonhams
Realized Price
£7,650
Description
Etching with extensive hand-colouring in watercolour and gouache, 1888, on simili-japan paper, signed in pencil, countersigned in pencil verso, an impression of the third and final state, with margins, with time, mount and light-staining, the colours slightly attenuated but still good, framed Plate 117 x 80mm. (4 5/8 x 3 1/8in.); Sheet 226 x 156mm. (8 7/8 x 6 1/8in.)
£2,422
Prise d'une Ville Étrange (Cramer, Delteil, Elesh, Taevernier 33), 1888
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Etching, on simili-japan paper
23.3 x 17.3 cm
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£2,422
Auction Sale
Dec 15, 2020
Bonhams
Description
Etching, 1888, on simili-japan paper, bearing signature in pencil, an impression of the fourth and final state, with margins, with pale time and mount staining, in good condition, framed Plate 173 x 233mm. (6 7/8 x 9 1/4in.); Sheet 227 x 320mm. (8 7/8in. x 12 5/8in.)
Prise d'une Ville Étrange (Cramer, Delteil, Elesh, Taevernier 33), 1888
Etching, on simili-japan paper
Dec 15, 2020
Bonhams
£2,422
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23.3 x 17.3 cm
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Dec 15, 2020
Bonhams
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£2,422
Description
Etching, 1888, on simili-japan paper, bearing signature in pencil, an impression of the fourth and final state, with margins, with pale time and mount staining, in good condition, framed Plate 173 x 233mm. (6 7/8 x 9 1/4in.); Sheet 227 x 320mm. (8 7/8in. x 12 5/8in.)
$8,750
Le Fantôme (Taevernier 73), 1889
Sold on Dec 4, 2020
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Etching with pastel
11.7 x 7.6 cm
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$8,750
Auction Sale
Dec 4, 2020
Sotheby's
Description
Property from an American Private Collector Signed  and dated 1889 (lower right); titled (lower left) Etching with pastel Image: 3 by 4 5/8 in. (7.6 by 11.7 cm); Sheet: 9 1/4 by 11 3/8 in. (23.4 by 28.8 cm) Framed: 11 3/4 by 13 1/2 in. (29.9 by 34.3 cm) Executed in 1889.
Le Fantôme (Taevernier 73), 1889
Etching with pastel
Dec 4, 2020
Sotheby's
$8,750
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11.7 x 7.6 cm
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Dec 4, 2020
Sotheby's
Realized Price
$8,750
Description
Property from an American Private Collector Signed  and dated 1889 (lower right); titled (lower left) Etching with pastel Image: 3 by 4 5/8 in. (7.6 by 11.7 cm); Sheet: 9 1/4 by 11 3/8 in. (23.4 by 28.8 cm) Framed: 11 3/4 by 13 1/2 in. (29.9 by 34.3 cm) Executed in 1889.
$62,500
Diables rossant anges et archanges (Delteil, Taevernier 23), 1888
Sold on Nov 10, 2020
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Work on Paper
Etching with watercolor on paper
28.7 x 24.8 cm
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$62,500
Auction Sale
Nov 10, 2020
Sotheby's
Description
Property from a Private Collector Signed , dated 1888 and titled (lower right); titled (lower left); signed and titled (on the verso) Etching with watercolor on paper Image: 9 3/4 by 11 3/8 in. (24.8 by 28.7 cm) Sheet: 14 1/8 by 18 3/4 in. (35.8 by 47.6 cm) Framed: 21 1/4 by 19 1/2 in. (53.9 by 49.5 cm) Executed in 1888.
Diables rossant anges et archanges (Delteil, Taevernier 23), 1888
Etching with watercolor on paper
Nov 10, 2020
Sotheby's
$62,500
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Work on Paper
28.7 x 24.8 cm
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Nov 10, 2020
Sotheby's
Realized Price
$62,500
Description
Property from a Private Collector Signed , dated 1888 and titled (lower right); titled (lower left); signed and titled (on the verso) Etching with watercolor on paper Image: 9 3/4 by 11 3/8 in. (24.8 by 28.7 cm) Sheet: 14 1/8 by 18 3/4 in. (35.8 by 47.6 cm) Framed: 21 1/4 by 19 1/2 in. (53.9 by 49.5 cm) Executed in 1888.
€2,750
Le Christ insulté, 1860-1949
Sold on Oct 23, 2020
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etching, 1886, on thin Japan paper, with wide margins
24.3 x 16.7 cm
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€2,750
Auction Sale
Oct 23, 2020
Christie's
Description
James Ensor (1860-1949) _Le Christ insulté_ épreuve du deuxième et dernier état feuille: 41.5 x 26.7 cm. plaque: 24.3 x 16.7 cm. eau-forte,1886, sur papier Japon fin avec marges second and final state sheet: 16 ¼ x 10 ½ in. plate: 9 ½ x 6 ½ in. etching, 1886, on thin Japan paper, with wide margins
Le Christ insulté, 1860-1949
etching, 1886, on thin Japan paper, with wide margins
Oct 23, 2020
Christie's
€2,750
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24.3 x 16.7 cm
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Oct 23, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
€2,750
Description
James Ensor (1860-1949) _Le Christ insulté_ épreuve du deuxième et dernier état feuille: 41.5 x 26.7 cm. plaque: 24.3 x 16.7 cm. eau-forte,1886, sur papier Japon fin avec marges second and final state sheet: 16 ¼ x 10 ½ in. plate: 9 ½ x 6 ½ in. etching, 1886, on thin Japan paper, with wide margins
€1,875
Prise d'une ville étrange, 1860-1949
Sold on Oct 23, 2020
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etching, 1888, on laid paper
17.3 x 23.3 cm
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€1,875
Auction Sale
Oct 23, 2020
Christie's
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James Ensor (1860-1949) _Prise d'une ville étrange_ épreuve du troisième état sur quatre feuille 27.8 x 37.5 cm. plaque: 17.3 x 23.3 cm. eau-forte, 1888, sur papier vergé third state on four sheet: 10 7/8 x 14 ¾ in. plate: 6 ¾ x 9 1/8 in. etching, 1888, on laid paper
Prise d'une ville étrange, 1860-1949
etching, 1888, on laid paper
Oct 23, 2020
Christie's
€1,875
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17.3 x 23.3 cm
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Oct 23, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
€1,875
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James Ensor (1860-1949) _Prise d'une ville étrange_ épreuve du troisième état sur quatre feuille 27.8 x 37.5 cm. plaque: 17.3 x 23.3 cm. eau-forte, 1888, sur papier vergé third state on four sheet: 10 7/8 x 14 ¾ in. plate: 6 ¾ x 9 1/8 in. etching, 1888, on laid paper
€8,750
La Cathédrale, 1860-1949
Sold on Oct 23, 2020
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etching printed in red, 1886, on silk
23.5 x 18 cm
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€8,750
Auction Sale
Oct 23, 2020
Christie's
Description
James Ensor (1860-1949) _La Cathédrale_ rare épreuve probablement imprimée par Léon Evely soie: 36.3 x 28 cm. image: 23.5 x 18 cm. eau-forte imprimée en rouge, 1886, sur soie a rare impression probably printed by Léon Evely silk: 14 ¼ x 11 in. image: 9 ¼ x 28 in. etching printed in red, 1886, on silk
La Cathédrale, 1860-1949
etching printed in red, 1886, on silk
Oct 23, 2020
Christie's
€8,750
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23.5 x 18 cm
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Oct 23, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
€8,750
Description
James Ensor (1860-1949) _La Cathédrale_ rare épreuve probablement imprimée par Léon Evely soie: 36.3 x 28 cm. image: 23.5 x 18 cm. eau-forte imprimée en rouge, 1886, sur soie a rare impression probably printed by Léon Evely silk: 14 ¼ x 11 in. image: 9 ¼ x 28 in. etching printed in red, 1886, on silk
€4,750
Les péchés capitaux dominés par la mort, 1860-1949
Sold on Oct 23, 2020
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etching and drypoint, 1904, on wove paper with margins
9.2 x 14.2 cm
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€4,750
Auction Sale
Oct 23, 2020
Christie's
Description
James Ensor (1860-1949) _Les péchés capitaux dominés par la mort_ frontispice pour l'album _Les Péchés capitaux_ feuille: 21.8 x 36.8 cm. plaque: 9.2 x 14.2 cm. eau-forte et pointe-sèche, 1904, sur papier vélin, avec marges frontispiece for the album _Les Péchés capitaux_ sheet: 8 ½ x 14 ½ in. plate: 3 5/8 x 5 ½ in. etching and drypoint, 1904, on wove paper with margins
Les péchés capitaux dominés par la mort, 1860-1949
etching and drypoint, 1904, on wove paper with margins
Oct 23, 2020
Christie's
€4,750
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9.2 x 14.2 cm
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Oct 23, 2020
Christie's
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€4,750
Description
James Ensor (1860-1949) _Les péchés capitaux dominés par la mort_ frontispice pour l'album _Les Péchés capitaux_ feuille: 21.8 x 36.8 cm. plaque: 9.2 x 14.2 cm. eau-forte et pointe-sèche, 1904, sur papier vélin, avec marges frontispiece for the album _Les Péchés capitaux_ sheet: 8 ½ x 14 ½ in. plate: 3 5/8 x 5 ½ in. etching and drypoint, 1904, on wove paper with margins
€27,500
Crânes et masques, 1860-1949
Sold on Oct 23, 2020
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etching handcoloured with watercolour, 1888, on simili-Japan paper, with wide margins
9.9 x 13.8 cm
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€27,500
Auction Sale
Oct 23, 2020
Christie's
Description
James Ensor (1860-1949) _Crânes et masques_ signée au crayon et annotée 'Cranes et masques cauchemar en couleur', probablement deuxième et dernier état, au verso contresignée au crayon et annotée 'épreuve coloriée de ma main' feuille: 23.9 x 29.9 cm. plaque: 9.9 x 13.8 cm. eau-forte rehaussée en couleurs à la main à aquarelle, 1888, sur papier simili-Japon avec marges signed in pencil and annotated 'Cranes et masques cauchemar en couleur', probably second and final state, verso countersigned in pencil and annotated 'épreuve coloriée de ma main' sheet: 9 3/8 x 11 ¾ in. plate 3 7/8 x 5 3/8 in. etching handcoloured with watercolour, 1888, on simili-Japan paper, with wide margins
Crânes et masques, 1860-1949
etching handcoloured with watercolour, 1888, on simili-Japan paper, with wide margins
Oct 23, 2020
Christie's
€27,500
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Print
9.9 x 13.8 cm
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Auction Sale
Oct 23, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
€27,500
Description
James Ensor (1860-1949) _Crânes et masques_ signée au crayon et annotée 'Cranes et masques cauchemar en couleur', probablement deuxième et dernier état, au verso contresignée au crayon et annotée 'épreuve coloriée de ma main' feuille: 23.9 x 29.9 cm. plaque: 9.9 x 13.8 cm. eau-forte rehaussée en couleurs à la main à aquarelle, 1888, sur papier simili-Japon avec marges signed in pencil and annotated 'Cranes et masques cauchemar en couleur', probably second and final state, verso countersigned in pencil and annotated 'épreuve coloriée de ma main' sheet: 9 3/8 x 11 ¾ in. plate 3 7/8 x 5 3/8 in. etching handcoloured with watercolour, 1888, on simili-Japan paper, with wide margins
€10,625
La vengeance de Hop-Frog, 1860-1949
Sold on Oct 23, 2020
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Print
signed in pencil and titled, verso countersigned in pencil, second and final state
35 x 25 cm
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Realized Price
€10,625
Auction Sale
Oct 23, 2020
Christie's
Description
James Ensor (1860-1949) _La vengeance de Hop-Frog_ signée au crayon et titrée, au verso contresignée au crayon, deuxième et dernier état feuille: 43.9 x 34.2 cm. plaque: 35 x 25 cm. eau-forte et pointe-sèche, 1898, sur simili-Japon, avec marges signed in pencil and titled, verso countersigned in pencil, second and final state sheet: 17 ¼ x 13 3/8 in. plate: 13 ¾ x 9 7/8 in. etching and drypoint, 1898, on simili-Japon, with margins
La vengeance de Hop-Frog, 1860-1949
signed in pencil and titled, verso countersigned in pencil, second and final state
Oct 23, 2020
Christie's
€10,625
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Print
35 x 25 cm
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Auction Sale
Oct 23, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
€10,625
Description
James Ensor (1860-1949) _La vengeance de Hop-Frog_ signée au crayon et titrée, au verso contresignée au crayon, deuxième et dernier état feuille: 43.9 x 34.2 cm. plaque: 35 x 25 cm. eau-forte et pointe-sèche, 1898, sur simili-Japon, avec marges signed in pencil and titled, verso countersigned in pencil, second and final state sheet: 17 ¼ x 13 3/8 in. plate: 13 ¾ x 9 7/8 in. etching and drypoint, 1898, on simili-Japon, with margins