Honorable C. Douglas Dillon Collection
1893 - 1983
LES ESSÈNCIES DE LA TERRA (SEE M. 580; SEE C. BKS. 123)
Lithograph printed in colors with handcoloring in black, 1968, signed in pencil and numbered 61C/100, from the edition of 100 color variants (total edition is 1120), on japon nacré, printed by Mourlot, Paris, published by Polígrafa, Barcelona, framed
sheet: 501 by 359 mm 19¾ by 14⅛ in
With full margins, in good condition. The print is between two pieces of glass. Parts of the handcoloring is pressed to the surface of glass. (Not examined out of frame.)
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