Property from an Important Corporate Collection
1922 - 1993
FIVE AQUATINTS WITH DRYPOINT
The complete portfolio, comprising five aquatints with drypoint, 1978, each initialed in pencil, dated, numbered 18/35 and inscribed '#1' - '#5' respectively, on Rives wove paper, with the blindstamp of the printer and publisher, Crown Point Press, San Francisco, framed (5 prints)
plates: 277 by 200 mm 10⅞ by 7⅞ in
sheets: 479 by 330 mm 18⅞ by 13⅞ in
With full margins, the prints are in good condition. ('#5' with two very minor handling creases in the lower margin, visible only on close inspection, and '#1' with a tiny hinge remnant at upper right corner verso.)
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