Private Collection, California
1922 - 1993
LARGE BRIGHT BLUE
Aquatint and etching printed in colors, 1980, initialed in pencil, dated and inscribed 'AP', an artist's proof aside from the numbered edition of 35, on Rives BFK wove paper, with the blindstamp of the printer and publisher, Crown Point Press, San Francisco, framed
plate: 608 by 361 mm 23⅞ by 14¼ in
sheet: 1018 by 667 mm 40 by 26¼ in
With full margins, in good condition. (An occasional tiny rust fleck or speck of foxing in the margins, visible only on close inspection.)
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