WASSILY KANDINSKY | ERSTE RADIERUNG FÜR DIE EDITIONS "CAHIERS D'ART" (ROETHEL 194)
Standards of Excellence: The Blema and H. Arnold Steinberg Collection
1866 - 1944
ERSTE RADIERUNG FÜR DIE EDITIONS "CAHIERS D'ART" (ROETHEL 194)
Drypoint, 1930, signed in pencil, presumably a proof aside from the edition of 40, on imitation Japan paper, framed
plate: 216 by 158 mm 8½ by 6¼ in
sheet: 281 by 228 mm 11 by 9 in
With wide margins, the print is in good condition except the sheet is slightly trimmed and faintly toned. A small spot of discoloration in the upper left corner of the image near the plate mark. Some minor creasing and traces of graphite at the sheet edges and a rust fleck in the right margin. The verso with four small hinge remnants in the corners and faint discoloration along the right sheet edge.
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