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ENSOR, James (1860-1949)

L'Entrée du Christ à Bruxelles (1896)
€20.000 - €25.000

Eau-forte, 248 x 355 mm, signée et datée 1896 en bas à droite

"Taevernier nr. 114 ii/ii ; Delteil 114 ; X. Tricot 114. Provenance : ancienne collection Marcel Wandels. Deuxième état très rare. In Ensor's work, Jesus appears as a revolutionary political figures and is acclaimed as the 'King of Brussels' on the day of Shrove Tuesday by a joyful crowd at the height of the carnival. The work also parodies the 'joyful entries' of foreign sovereigns into Flanders and the Netherlands."