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The December 2023 Auctions: Day Two

Fri, Dec 15, 2023 11:00AM EST
Lot 1039

Henry De Montherlant (French, 1895-1972) Lithographs in Colors on Rives BFK Paper, 1947, "Les Lépreuses", H 13.125" W 10.125"

Estimate: $400 - $600

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Les Lépreuses, illustrated by Van Dongen, with 25 original color lithographs in text, printed by Mourlot frères-Paris. Henry de Montherlant, NRF, Paris, 1947. Copy 216 of 342 numbered copies in "vélin de Rives BFK", loose as issued, in pictorial wrapper illustrated with a lithograph by Van Dongen, chemise and slipcase. Catalogue Raisonne: J. Juffermans and son, Kees van Dongen: The Graphic Work, no. JB 11 Provenance: Sheldon Ross Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan; Property from the Estate of David Lebenbom, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan


with time staining to the slipcase, the cardboard cover is separating at the spine, slipcase with surface soiling, short surface scuffs, losses and bumps along the edges. | Please note all lots show signs of wear commensurate with age and use, and the lack of a statement regarding condition does not imply the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from defects or the effects of aging. Unless otherwise stated, all information provided is the opinion of DuMouchelles' specialists. Should you have any specific questions regarding the condition of this lot, please use the “Request Condition Report” or “Ask a Question” buttons or email conditions@dumoart.com.