Private Collection, Japan
1893 - 1983
SÉRIE NOIRE ET ROUGE: ONE PLATE (D. 34)
Etching printed in red and black, 1938, signed in pencil and numbered 19/30, on Arches wove paper, engraved at Marcoussis' studio and printed by Lacourière, Paris, co-published by Pierre Loeb, Paris, and Pierre Matisse, New York, framed
plate: 257 by 168 mm 10⅛ by 6⅝ in
sheet: 442 by 328 mm 17⅜ by 12⅞ in
With full margins, the print is in good condition except the left margin with a slight crease near bottom, a tiny rust fleck and a small spot of rubbing. (Very faint discoloration at the sheet edges.)
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