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LOT 86

Lot 86

EDUARD WIIRALT (1898-1954)

EDUARD WIIRALT (1898-1954)
Lot 86 Details
EDUARD WIIRALT (1898-1954), Estonian


Linocut on watermarked paper with a shield; signed and dated 1937 in the plate lower left, signed, inscribed “Linolloige” and dated 1937 in pen and ink to margin. Un-numbered from the artist’s collection. Aside from a numbered edition of 25
Plate/Sheet 9.7 x 9.6 in — 24.7 x 24.5 cm; 15.9 x 15.1 in — 40.5 x 38.4 cm

Estimate $500-$700

Realised: $3,000
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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EDUARD WIIRALT (1898-1954)
  • EDUARD WIIRALT (1898-1954)
  • EDUARD WIIRALT (1898-1954)

The artist’s studio collection, Estonia;
Family of the artist, Estonia;
Travelled with the family in a boat to Sweden in September 1944 according to the family;
By descent to the present Private Collection, Toronto


Known as “Children” in the family inventory


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LOT 86

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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