1887 - 1985
HYMEN (M. 349; SEE C. BKS. 46)
Lithograph printed in colors, 1961, signed in pencil and numbered 51/60 (there is also a book edition of 250), from Daphnis and Chloé, on Arches wove paper, printed by Mourlot, published by Tériade, Paris, framed
image: 422 by 642 mm 16⅝ by 25¼ in
sheet: 537 by 757 mm 21 ⅛ by 29 ⅞ in
With full margins, the print is in good condition apart from very faint discoloration and traces of adhesive residue along the upper sheet edge. The verso with faint mottled foxing and several tape stains with spots of associated slight skinning in the upper margin.
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