1881 - 1973
LES DEUX SALTIMBANQUES (B. 5; BA. 6)
Etching, 1905, one of 27 or 29 impressions on vieux japon (there is also an edition of 250 on Van Gelder), from the Saltimbanques suite, printed by Louis Fort in 1913, published by Vollard, Paris, framed
plate: 121 by 91 mm 4¾ by 3⅝ in
sheet: 486 by 335 mm 19⅛ by 13¼ in
With full margins, the print is in good condition except the margins and verso with an occasional printer's or handling crease, tiny pale fox mark or spot of pale surface soiling. (Two hinge remnants along the right sheet edge on the verso.)
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