1881 - 1973
SUEÑO Y MENTIRA DE FRANCO (B. 297; BA. 615 II B E)
The suite, comprising two etchings and aquatints, 1937, each with the stamped signature and numbered 766/850 in pencil (there is also a pencil signed edition of 150), on Montval laid paper, published by the artist, lacking the poem by the artist and the original wrapper, framed (2 prints)
plates: 318 by 417 mm 12½ by 16⅜ in
sheets: 383 by 556 mm 15 by 21 7/9 in
Each with thinned spots in the margins, most likely backed, and the stamped signatures slightly faded. The first sheet with a few mottled fox marks in the image at upper left and two very pale, inconspicuous damp-stains in the upper right margin. (Both sheets with a few minuscule fox marks and pale uneven discoloration.) The versos with hinge remnants in the upper corners and adhesive stain from prior hinging along the upper sheet edges.
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