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    Alexandra Exter (1884-1949)
    Trois Hommes - Don Juan (costume study), 1929
    Gouache over pencil on paper
    25 x 19 inches (63.5 x 48.3 cm)
    Signed lower right: Alex Exter

    PROVNANCE:
    Leonard Hutton Galleries, New York;
    David Ellis-Jones, London;
    Acquired by the present owner from the above, March 10, 1977.

    NOTE:
    A Photocopy of the 1977 invoice from David Ellis-Jones accompanies this lot.


    Condition Report*: Matted and framed under plexiglass. Slight paper undulation. Along perimeter there are a few spots of minor foxing as well as slight paper discoloration (mat burn) owing to contact over time with acidic mat. The acidic mat is now lined with rag mat so that the paper is no longer in contact with the acidic cardboard.
    The drawing sheet is hinged to the mat board at the top. Fabriano (Italy) watermark.
    On verso of sheet is a "No 46" in pencil at upper left; a 42 in a circle in pencil at lower center; a !%A written in pencil at lower left; and a tiny inventory number in pencil in the lower right corner "1033.) Also the sheet bears a circular stamp at lower right which reads: DOUANES Paris EXPOSITION."


    Framed Dimensions 31 X 38 X 1.5 Inches
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2019
    23rd Thursday
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