Lot 110
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Autumn Auction: European Fine Art - 21 november 2018
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[DRAWINGS] – WETSTEIN PFISTER, J.J.R. (Jan Jacob Rudolf) DE (1866-1937). UNIQUE COLLECTION OF 20 ORIGINAL DRAWINGS (of which 6 finished with watercolour) in black, grey or sepia ink & wash on handmade paper

(of which 1 signed “J.J.R. de Wetstein Pfister” & dated “[19]05” in lower left corner and 19 monogrammed “RdwP”, various sizes, all behind passepartout) with manuscript Dutch text in ink (probably by the artist) & small annotations in pencil (probably by the printer) in outer blank margin, all published as illustrations in: P.J. ANDRIESSEN, “De Tocht naar Rusland of Het begin van den val van het Keizerrijk. 1812 [..]. Derde Druk” (Leiden, A.W. Sijthoff, ca. 1906). – Added: the original book-publication.

¶ Cf. Buijnsters (Lust en Leering) pp. 118-124. COMPLETE SET OF 20 ORIGINAL DRAWINGS by the Dutch artist Jan Jacob Rudolf de Wetstein Pfister (1866-1937) published as frontispiece & 19 text-illustrations in the third edition of the Dutch children’s book “De Tocht naar Rusland [..]” by the Dutch author & school-teacher Pieter Jacob Andriessen (1815-1877). – A few minor imperfections (nearly all drawings with remnants of tape in outer blank margins (on recto and/or verso), small portion of lower blank corner of 1 drawing missing, occ. sl. foxed/ browned), but nevertheless in good condition.

€ 1.000,00
€ 1.500,00

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