1901 - 1966
NUDE FACING FRONT (LUST 65)
Etching, 1955, signed in pencil and inscribed 'Epreuve d'artiste', an artist's proof aside from the numbered edition of 30, on wove paper, published by Maeght, Paris, framed
plate: 251 by 67 mm 9⅞ by 2⅝ in
sheet: 501 by 219 mm 19¾ by 8⅝ in
With wide margins, in generally good condition apart from uneven discoloration, a few specks of foxing on the verso and the sheet tipped to the mat in a few small spots. (Not examined out of mat due to framing.)
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