1881 - 1973
JEUNE HOMME COURONNÉ DE FEUILLAGE (B. 1087; BA. 1307)
Linoleum cut printed in shades of brown and black, 1962, signed in pencil and numbered 48/50 (total edition includes 20 artist's proofs), on Arches wove paper, printed by Arnéra, Vallauris, France, published by Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris, framed
image: 351 by 270 mm 13¾ by 10⅝ in
sheet: 630 by 445 mm 24¾ by 17½ in
With full margins, the print is in good condition apart from slightly uneven mat-stain. The margins and verso with an occasional tiny pale fox mark, inconspicuous handling crease or spot of pale surface soiling. (Two hinge remnants in the upper corners on the verso.)
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