1881 - 1973
LE COCU MAGNIFIQUE (B. 1244-1255; BA. 1432-1443; C. BKS 140)
The complete set of 12 etchings, five with aquatint and one also with drypoint, 1968, with text by Fernand Crommelynck, signed in pencil by the artist and author on the justification, number 159, from the total edition of 200, on Rives BFK wove paper, printed and published by Atelier Crommelynck, Paris, contained in the original parchment-covered wove wrappers and leather-covered portfolio (12 prints)
plates: 221 by 322 mm 8¾ by 12⅝ in
overall: 314 by 413 by 68 mm 12⅜ by 16¼ by 2⅝ in
The prints are in good condition, with full margins. (Several sheets with a tiny stray pencil mark in the upper left corner and faint traces of very minor surface soiling along the folded sheet edges.) The parchment wrappers and liner of the portfolio box with a few mottled fox marks. The portfolio box with a few scratches and pressure marks and minor wear at the edges.
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