1881 - 1973
FEMME À LA SOURCE (B. 1093; BA. 1326)
Linoleum cut printed in shades of brown and black, 1962, signed in pencil and numbered 18/50 (total edition includes 20 artist's proofs), on Arches wove paper, printed by Arnéra, Vallauris, France, published by Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris, framed
image: 530 by 640 mm 20⅞ by 25⅛ in
sheet: 622 by 753 mm 24½ by 29⅝ in
With full margins, the print is in good condition apart from very faint light-stain and a few inconspicuous handling creases primarily at sheet edges, one in the black at right with very minor associated ink cracking.
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