1928 - 1987
MICKEY MOUSE (F. & S. II.265)
Screenprint in colours with diamond dust, 1981, from Myths, signed in pencil, numbered 42/200 (total edition includes 30 artist's proofs), with the printer's blindstamp, Rupert Jasen Smith, with the artist's copyright inkstamp and publisher's inkstamp verso, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, Inc., New York, on Lenox Museum Board, framed
sheet: 965 by 965mm 38 by 38in
The full sheet, printed to the edges, in good condition, a few scuff marks (only visible in a raking light), a small area of pale paper discoloration, a fine abrasion (measuring approx. 4cm) just extending into the image and a small semicircular crease at lower right corner, a few nicks at extreme sheet edges, the sheet adhered to backboard by tape at intervals along sheet edges verso, with a few small associated areas of skinning, framed.
(Some inconsistencies in the diamond dust at upper right are probably inherent to printing).
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