1901 - 1985
PIANISTE (WEBEL 27)
Lithograph, 1944, signed in pencil and inscribed 'g/g', one of seven artist's proofs (the total edition is 77), on Auvergne paper, printed and published by Mourlot, Paris, framed
sheet: 327 by 250 mm 12⅞ by 9⅞ in
image: 282 by 190 mm 11⅛ by 7½ in
With wide margins, the print is in generally good condition except the sheet is discolored and the lower sheet edge is possibly slightly trimmed. Four faintly whitened spots in the corners, associated with remnants of adhesive and prior matting on the verso. (A fox mark in the upper left corner.)
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