DAVID HOCKNEY, R.A.
EDWARD LEAR (S.A.C., MCA TOKYO 34)
Etching with aquatint, 1964, signed in pencil, dated, numbered 22/50 (total edition includes 12 Artist's proofs), on Arches wove paper
plate: 49.8 by 40.4cm.; 19⅝ by 15⅞in.
sheet: 61.2 by 50.7cm.; 24⅛ by 20in.
With wide margins (the sheet unevenly shaved at lower sheet edge by approx. 2mm), the image in good condition, uneven light-, mount- and backboard-staining, a slight ripple in the margins, remnants of previous hinges at upper corners verso, framed.
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