1935 - 2012
The complete portfolio, comprising 15 screenprints in colors, 1995, each signed in pencil, dated and numbered 25/26, loose, on Arches wove paper, accompanied by a bound book of Charles Bukowski's poetry, signed in felt-tip pen on the colophon and inscribed 'Y', one of 26 lettered examples of the deluxe edition aside from the numbered edition of 170, each print with the blindstamps of the artist and the publisher, Black Sparrow Graphic Arts, Santa Rosa, contained in the original cloth-covered book with screenprinted cover and Plexiglas slip case, the book contained in the original cardboard box (15 prints)
sheets: 356 by 279 mm 14 by 11 in
box overall: 441 by 366 by 111 mm 17⅜ by 14⅜ by 4⅜ in
The prints are in good condition, the full sheets. The cover with a few pale stains and spots of surface soiling on the interior.
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