A quick question today. Which basically boils down to this: real or not?
And there’s quite a lot riding on the answer, because this is up for auction at Brown & Co in Lincolnshire with an estimate of £100-150. Which would be a bit of a bargain, for what might be a Cassandre which is in the collection of M0Ma in New York.
But is it the real deal? I don’t know. The colours are off, to start with.
And the dimensions are too – the auction version is 43″ x 33″, instead of the 40″ x 50″ it probably should be.
Plus the description says that it’s “doublesided” (although how they can tell when it is also framed, I am not sure).
So, I’m unsure enough not to have a go, and to throw it open to you lot to see what you think. Any thoughts, or tips, or opinions out there?
Mind you, even if it is a cropped reproduction, it’s probably still worth more than the estimate. Chisholm Larsson are selling this.
It’s a 1980s reprint, but they want $750 for it anyway. It’s a mad world, Mr Benjamin.