Jacques Villon



Etching on Handmade Paper

24 x 12.5 cm. / 9.5 x 4.9 in


Gilden's Art Gallery

London, London

+44 20 7435 3340

$2,200 - $5,500

More Information

(Gaston Duchamp) Damville 1875-1963 Paris (French) 

Title: Noblesse, 1921

Technique: Original Hand Signed and Dated Etching on Handmade Paper. 

Paper size: 24 x 12.5 cm. / 9.5 x 4.9 in.
Image size: 14.5 x 8.5 cm. / 5.7 x 3.4 in.

Additional Information: This work is hand signed by the artist in pencil "Jacques Villon" at the lower right margin.
It is hand inscribed "tire a 50" (printed in an edition of 50 impressions) in pencil at the lower left margin.
This etching is also dated in pencil "1921" in the upper right corner.
The etching is additionally signed in the plate by the artist "Jacques Villon" at the lower right corner. 

Provenance: The Collection of Olga Carré-Burel
The Collection of Louis Carré. 
This work belonged to the Collection of Olga Carré-Burel formally known as the Collection of Louis Carré. 
It was one of the most important collections of Villon's work in the world if not the most important one.
Olga Carré (born Burel) was the wife of the important Paris Gallery owner and Collector Louis Carré. He passed away in 1977 and so his wife, Olga Carré, inherited his collection. 
Louis Carré was the main dealer of Jacques Villon and exhibited his works regularly in his Gallery in Paris and New York. Most of their collection was bought directly from 
the artists. 

Literature: Jacques Villon-Les Estampes,Les Illustrations-Catalogue Raisonné, by Colette de Ginestet and Catherine Pouillon, published by Arts et Metiers Graphiques.
Reference: Ginestet et Pouillon nA.-P. 205, illustrated in page 189. 

Condition: Good condition, light discolouration of the paper. Light handling creases and fold. Light foxing.