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Lassitude- 1912, Color Woodcut.

Sylvain Laboureur 682. Edition 35. Signed and numbered 9/35 in pencil; signed in the block, upper left.

Image size 9 7/16 x 10 9/16 inches (240 x 268 mm); sheet size: 12 13/16 x 14 5/8 inches (325 x 371 mm).

A fine impression, with fresh colors, on tan wove paper; full margins (1 1/8 to 2 1/4 inches), in excellent condition.

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La Lecture Interrompue (also Le Liseuse)- 1912, Woodcut.

Sylvain Laboureur 674. Edition 11 lifetime impressions. Signed and annotated ép. d’artiste du 3 état in pencil. Initialed JEL in the block, lower right.

Image size 9 3/4 x 6 7/8 inches (248 x 175 mm); sheet size 15 x 11 inches (381 x 279 mm).

A fine impression, on cream wove paper, with full margins (2 to 3 inches). A tiny fleck (paper imperfection), upper right; otherwise in excellent condition.

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Le Cafe du Commerce- 1913, Etching.

Sylvain Laboureur 126, Godefroy 126. Edition of 35. Signed in pencil and numbered 21/35 imp. Titled in the artist’s hand, in the lower left sheet corner. Signed and dated MCMXIII in the plate, lower right.

Image size: 11 13/16 x 13 5/8 inches (300 x 346 mm); sheet size 12 3/4 x 14 7/16 inches (324 x 367 mm).

A fine impression, with rich burr and overall subtle plate tone, on cream wove paper; full margins (3/8 to 1 inch), in excellent condition. Printed by the artist.

Widely considered to be Laboureur’s greatest Cubist Print. In his catalogue LeComte notes “Piece cubiste, capitale dans l’oeuvre de l’artist.”

Provenance: Galerie Marcel LeComte, sale Paris, 1974; ex-collection FB (collector’s stamp verso).

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Le Jockey d'Epsom- 1913, Engraving.

Sylvain Laboureur 125. Edition of 30. Signed, titled, and numbered 17/30 in pencil. Initialed and dated in the plate, lower left.

Image size: 8 1/4 x 8 13/16 inches (210 x 224 mm); sheet size 9 1/2 x 10 inches (241 x 254 mm).

A fine impression, with rich burr throughout and delicate overall plate tone, on cream wove paper; full margins (5/8 to 3/4 inch), in excellent condition.

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Nègres Américain à Saint Nazaire- 1913, Engraving.

Sylvain Laboureur 180, Godefroy 180. Edition of 30; 2nd state (of 2). Signed, titled, and numbered 4/35 ép in pencil. Initialed and dated in the plate, lower left.

Image size: 6 1/8 x 5 inches (156 x 127 mm); sheet size 9 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches (235 x 191 mm).

A fine impression, with rich burr throughout and delicate overall plate tone, on cream wove paper; full margins (1 1/4 to 2 1/8 inches), in excellent condition.

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Le Marché aux Fleurs ou la Rencontre- 1914, Engraving.

Sylvain Laboureur 127. Edition of 35. Signed, titled, and numbered 2/35 ép in pencil. Signed and dated in the plate, lower left.

Image size: 11 1/8 x 13 9/16 inches (283 x 344 mm); sheet size 12 7/8 x 16 3/8 inches (327 x 416 mm).

A superb impression, with rich burr and delicate overall plate tone, on cream wove paper; full margins (6/8 to 1 3/8 inches); slight light toning within the original mat opening, otherwise in excellent condition.

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L'Ile Desert - 1914, Etching.

Sylvain Laboureur 135, Godefroy 135. Edition 35 numbered and 5 hor tirage impressions. Signed and numbered 18/35 ep in pencil. Signed and dated in the plate, lower center.

Image size: 11 3/4 x 13 5/8 inches (298 x 346 mm); sheet size 14 7/8 x 18 inches (378 x 457 mm).

A fine impression, on cream wove Van Gelder Zonen paper, with full margins (1 3/8 to 2 1/2 inches); in excellent condition.

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Paysage au Soldat- 1914, Etching.

Sylvain Laboureur 136 1/1. Edition 25. Signed and numbered 9/25 ép. in pencil.

Image size: 6 13/16 x 7 1/4 inches (173 x 184 mm); sheet size 9 3/4 x 12 inches (248 x 305 mm).

A fine impression, in dark blue-green ink, on cream wove paper, with full margins (1 3/8 to 2 1/2 inches), in excellent condition.

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Jeunes Filles Sur le Port- 1920, Engraving.

Sylvain Laboureur 200, Godefroy 200. Edition 85, plus this artist’s proof (2nd state); about 110 total. Signed in pencil. Initialed and dated in the plate, lower left.

Image size: 5 15/16 x 5 1/4 inches (151 x 133 mm); sheet size 11 x 8 7/8 inches (279 x 225 mm).

A fine impression, on cream wove paper, with full margins (1 3/4 to 3 1/8 inches); brown paper hinge remains on the right sheet edge, verso. In excellent condition.

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Le Tir Forain- 1920-21, Engraving.

Sylvain Laboureur 191, Godefroy 191. Edition 108. Signed and numbered 37/85 imp in pencil. Initialed and dated 1920 in the plate, upper right.

Image size: 10 1/2 x 9 7/8 inches (267 x 251 mm); sheet size: 17 3/4 x 11 5/8 inches (451 x 295 mm).

A fine, lifetime impression, on antique cream laid paper, with full margins (1 1/4 to 4 3/8 inches), in excellent condition. Printed by the artist.

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Le Cavaliere- 1921, Engraving.

Sylvain Laboureur 210. Edition 105. Signed and numbered 27/105 ép in pencil. Initialed and dated in the plate, lower left. A collector’s stamp in the bottom left sheet corner, verso.

Image size: 8 15/16 x 5 1/4 inches (227 x 133 mm); sheet size 11 1/8 x 9 inches (283 x 229 mm).

A fine impression, on Arches cream wove paper, with full margins (1 1/4 to 1 7/8 inches). Slight show through of the collector’s stamp verso, otherwise in excellent condition.

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La Blanchisseuse - 1922, Engraving.

Sylvain Laboureur 229, Godefroy 229 III. Edition 7 (2nd state); 3rd state has 72 imp. Signed and annotated état. in pencil.

Image size: 9 3/4 x 7 inches (248 x 178 mm); sheet size 14 1/8 x 11 3/8 inches (359 x 295 mm).

A fine impression, on pale gray wove paper, with full margins (2 to 2 3/8 inches). Slight soiling at the right margin edge; otherwise in excellent condition.

Collections: The Fitzwilliam Museum.

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Le Petit Hotel de Ville- 1922, Engraving.

Sylvain Laboureur 244. Edition 47 (2 states); 1st state (8 imp.), 2nd state (35 imp., 4 hors-tirage). Signed and numbered 7/8 ep in pencil.

Image size: 4 3/4 x 4 1/4 inches (121 x 108 mm); sheet size 10 1/2 x 8 3/4 inches (267 x 222 mm).

A fine impression, on pale gray wove paper, with full margins (2 1/4 to 3 3/8 inches). Light toning in the sheet margins, otherwise in excellent condition. This is the town hall of la Roche-Bernard.

$800.


Causerie Villageoise - 1924, Engraving.

Sylvain Laboureur 287, Godefroy 287. Edition 35. Signed, titled, and numbered 69/70 ép in pencil. Initialed and dated in the plate, lower right.

Image size: 4 1/4 x 4 11/16 inches (108 x 119 mm); sheet size 7 7/8 x 10 inches (200 x 254 mm).

A fine impression, on cream wove paper, with full margins (1 3/8 to 2 5/8 inches), in excellent condition.

$1400.


Le Facteur Rural- 1924, Engraving.

Sylvain Laboureur 283, Godefroy 283. Edition 80; 3rd state (of 3). Signed in pencil. Initialed in the plate, lower right.

Image size: 4 3/4 x 6 9/16 inches (121 x 167 mm); sheet size 9 x 11 1/8 inches (229 x 283 mm).

A fine impression, on Arches cream wove paper, with full margins (1 5/8 to 2 1/2 inches), in excellent condition.

$1100.


Sur la Marne- 1924, Engraving.

Sylvain Laboureur 277. Edition about 30 signed proofs, aside from the print’s published unsigned edition accompanying an article in Byblis by Clause Roger-Marx; 4th state (of 4). Signed in pencil, lower left. Initialed in the plate, lower right; titled in the plate, bottom center.

Image size: 6 5/8 x 5 1/16 inches (168 x 129 mm); sheet size 11 x 8 7/8 inches (279 x 225 mm).

A fine impression, on cream wove paper, with full margins (1 3/4 to 2 3/4 inches); in excellent condition.

Collection: National Gallery of Australia.

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Chez le Patissier- 1925, Engraving.

Sylvain Laboureur 278. Edition 138. Signed and numbered 23/25 ip in pencil; Signed and titled in plate.

Image size: 5 7/8 x 4 3/16 inches (149 x 106 mm); sheet size: 11 1/8 x 8 7/8 inches (283 x 225 mm).

A fine impression, on cream wove paper, with full margins (2 1/4 to 3 7/8 inch), in excellent condition.

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Pécheurs au Carrelet- 1925, Etching.

Sylvain Laboureur 300. Edition 65. Signed and annotated 53/65 ép. in pencil. Initialed and dated in the plate, lower right.

Image size: 6 7/8 x 7 7/16 inches (175 x 189 mm); sheet size: 9 7/8 x 12 3/4 inches (251 x 324 mm).

A fine impression, on cream laid paper, with full margins (1 1/8 to 2 1/2 inches), in excellent condition.

Collection: Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco.

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Le Vieux Poirier- 1925, Engraving.

Sylvain Laboureur 193. Edition 103; 3rd state (of 5). Signed and annotated 6/9 ép in pencil.

Image size: 9 5/8 x 10 1/2 inches (244 x 267 mm); sheet size 12 1/8 x 18 3/4 inches (308 x 476 mm).

A fine impression, on antique pale green-gray laid paper, with full margins (1 1/8 to 4 1/8 inches), in excellent condition.

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Le Promenade au Phare- 1925, Engraving.

Sylvain Laboureur 302, Godefroy 302. Edition about 100; 3rd state (of 3). Signed and numbered 24/70 in pencil. Initialed in the plate, lower left. With the blindstamp H PETIET EDITEUR PARIS in the lower left margin.

Image size: 6 3/8 x 7 inches (162 x 178 mm); sheet size 8 1/8 x 10 1/2 inches (206 x 267 mm).

A fine impression, on antique pale gray wove paper, with full margins (3/4 to 1 7/8 inches); in excellent condition.

Collection: Le Musée des Beaux Arts de Nantes.

$1200.


La Cage- 1928, Etching.

Sylvain Laboureur 366. Edition 68. Signed and annotated 64/68 ép. in pencil. Initialed and dated in the plate, lower right.

Image size: 8 1/8 x 5 3/4 inches (206 x 146 mm); sheet size: 14 1/4 x 9 15/16 inches (362 x 252 mm).

A fine impression, on antique cream laid paper, with full margins (2 1/4 to 3 1/2 inches), in excellent condition.

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La Peche aux Crevette- 1928, Engraving.

Sylvain Laboureur 375, Godefroy 375. Edition 82; 3rd state (of 3). Signed and numbered 24/58 ep in pencil. Initialed in the plate, lower left.

Image size: 5 3/8 x 4 1/8 inches (143 x 105 mm); sheet size 12 7/8 x 9 3/4 inches (327 x 248 mm).

A fine impression, on cream wove paper, with full margins (2 3/4 to 4 5/8 inches); in excellent condition.

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Toilette- 1930, Drypoint.

Sylvain Laboureur 432, Godefroy 432. Edition 26, in both states; 2nd state (of 2). Signed and annotated 4/15 ép. in pencil. Signed in the plate, lower left.

Image size: 10 1/2 x 7 inches (267 x 178 mm); sheet size 17 5/8 x 11 inches (448 x 479 mm).

A fine impression, on pale gray wove paper, with full margins (2 to 4 1/2 inches), in excellent condition. Laboureur considered this an “essai de pointe seche”; it is a very rare example of a Laboureur drypoint.

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