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James Ensor Belgium / 1860 - 1949 Boats aground (1888)

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Etching, hand-coloured (watercolour)

On Simili Japon

Sig. (2x) 1888 with title and dedication in pencil and sig. 1888 in print - Sig. on the reverse with title

3rd state of 3

17,6 x 23,7 cm

With dedication "Pour Madame de Cavel / ces barques couchées sur lie rosée / James Ensor"
Elsa Steyns, born de Cavel, was the wife of Désiré Steyns, director of the Ostend Casino. As a singer, she created sensation after World War I. The art-loving couple were friends with several artists.
Albert Croquez mentions this print in a handwritten note in his first catalogue raisonné of 1935 and refers to Désiré Steyns as the owner.

Provenance

Coll. Désiré Steyns and Elsa de Cavel, Ostend
Coll. family Paul Bueso, Brussels

Literature

"James Ensor" A. Taevernier 1973, cf. nr. 49

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Details

Etching, hand-coloured (watercolour)

On Simili Japon

Sig. (2x) 1888 with title and dedication in pencil and sig. 1888 in print - Sig. on the reverse with title

3rd state of 3

17,6 x 23,7 cm

With dedication "Pour Madame de Cavel / ces barques couchées sur lie rosée / James Ensor"
Elsa Steyns, born de Cavel, was the wife of Désiré Steyns, director of the Ostend Casino. As a singer, she created sensation after World War I. The art-loving couple were friends with several artists.
Albert Croquez mentions this print in a handwritten note in his first catalogue raisonné of 1935 and refers to Désiré Steyns as the owner.

Provenance

Coll. Désiré Steyns and Elsa de Cavel, Ostend
Coll. family Paul Bueso, Brussels

Literature

"James Ensor" A. Taevernier 1973, cf. nr. 49

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