Property from the Estate of Patrick McCarthy
Etching and aquatint printed in colors, 1998, signed in pencil, dated, inscribed 'I' and numbered 15/45 (total edition includes 15 artist's proofs), on Somerset wove paper, published by the artist and released by Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, framed
plate: 378 by 226 mm 14⅞ by 8⅞ in
sheet: 658 by 478 mm 25⅞ by 18⅞ in
With full margins, the print is in good condition apart from handling creases throughout in the margins and a soft vertical crease along the lower left sheet edge. (A few tiny specks of foxing and stray ink in the margins.)
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