Eau-forte XXXVI by Pierre Soulages, estimate €25,000-35,000 at Millon.

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However, it is the first to take place since the artist died late last year.

Pictured here is one of the lots on offer, his Eau-forte XXXVI from 1979.

The 2ft 10in x 2ft 2in (86 x 67cm) etching on velin d’Arches is signed and numbered 63/100, printed by Alain Lambilliotte, Paris, and published by the Galerie de France, Paris.

Estimate €25,000-35,000.