1881 - 1973
LA DANSE BARBARE (DEVANT SALOMÉ ET HÉRODE) (B. 15; BA. 18)
Drypoint, 1905, from the edition of 250 (total edition includes 27 or 29 impressions on vieux japon), from the Saltimbanques suite, on Van Gelder wove paper, printed by Fort in 1913, published by Vollard, Paris, framed
plate: 185 by 232 mm 7¼ by 9⅛ in
sheet: 330 by 505 mm 13 by 19⅞ in
With full margins, the print is in good condition apart from extremely pale light-stain and a few whitened spots in the plate, apparent only when light passes through the sheet. (Verso with a tiny stain at upper left, some minor surface soiling and a few spots of skinning at sheet edges from previous hinging.)
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