Private Collection, California
1922 - 1993
Etching and aquatint printed in colors, 1981, initialed in pencil, dated and numbered 3/40 (total edition includes 11 artist's proofs), from Clubs and Spades, on Arches wove paper, with the blindstamp of the printer and publisher, Crown Point Press, San Francisco, framed
plate: 394 by 340 mm 15½ by 13⅜ in
sheet: 772 by 610 mm 30⅜ by 24 in
With full margins, the print is in good condition. (A few very inconspicuous isolated specks of foxing or rust flecks in the margins, visible only on close inspection.)
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