1928 - 1987
KAREN KAIN (F. & S. II.236)
Screenprint in colours with diamond dust, 1980, signed in pencil, also signed by the subject, numbered 130/200 (total edition includes 30 artist's proofs), with the printer's blindstamp, Rupert Jasen Smith, New York, with the publisher's inkstamp verso, William Hechter, Toronto, on Lenox Museum Board, framed
sheet: 1015 by 812mm 40 by 32in
The full sheet, printed to the edges, in good condition, occasional inconspicuous scuff marks (only visible in a raking light), a small diagonal crease at lower right corner with associated slight cracking in the ink, a small area of bloom in the orange ink at upper left (only visible upon close inspection), a line of double-sided tape at lower sheet edge verso, framed.
(A short vertical crease at upper left and a horizontal line of cracked ink at centre of right sheet edge, both most likely inherent to production).
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