Property of a Private Midwest Collection
1928 - 1987
SELF-PORTRAIT (F. & S. II.16)
Offset lithograph, 1966, signed in ball-point pen on the verso, dated and numbered 105/300, on silver coated paper, printed by Total Color, published by Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, framed
sheet: 580 by 580 mm 22¾ by 22¾ in
The print is in generally good condition apart from numerous hard creases throughout. Several thin vertical surface scratches, mainly in black at left, and two horizontal scuffs in the silver measuring approx. 9 inches. Verso slightly toned, with pale time-stain at extreme sheet edges, adhesive stains from prior hinges at bottom corners and small spots of associated skinning.
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