1928 - 1987
SANTA CLAUS (F. & S. II.266)
Screenprint in colours with diamond dust, 1981, from Myths, signed in pencil, numbered 174/200 (total edition includes 30 artist's proofs), with the printer's blindstamp, Rupert Jasen Smith, New York, on Lenox Museum Board, framed
sheet: 965 by 965mm 38 by 38in
The full sheet, printed to the edges, in good condition, very pale paper discoloration at extreme sheet edges, the sheet taped to the backboard along sheet edges verso, framed. *(verso unexamined).
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