104. Frans Masereel

Frans Masereel
(1889-1972)
Histoire de Fou X (1961)
Signed with monogram and dated 1961 (in mirror image) lower right
Woodblock, 30.9 x 22.8 cm / 35.3 x 27.4 cm (framed)
Provenance:
– Gallery Jos Beckers, Ghent
- Private collection, the Netherlands
Literature:
– R. Avermaete, Frans Masereel; bibliography [by] Pierre Vorms and Hanns-Conon von der Gabelentz, De Arbeiderspers, Amsterdam, 1975, bibl. D, p. 280, no. 250
– P. Ritter, Frans Masereel: an annotated Bibliographie des druckgraphicischen Werkes, Saur, Munich, 1992, A a, p. 63, no. 278 & p. 184
Note:
'History of error' was created between 1959 and 1961 as a series of twenty, initially designed as individual woodcuts.

“C'est un peu la réalité de notre temps – FM” (see: Ritter, Frans Masereel, p. 184)

Estimate
€ 1.000 - 2.000
Hammer amount
€ 1.700