THE BLUE GUITAR (SCOTTISH ARTS COUNCIL 199–218; MCA TOKYO 178-197)
The complete portfolio, comprising 20 etchings with aquatint printed in colours, 1976-77, each signed in pencil, numbered 187/200 (there were also 35 artist's proofs numbered in Roman numerals), with the title page, table of contents and justification, printed by Petersburg Studios, published by Petersburg Press, London and New York, on Inveresk mould made paper, loose (as issued), contained in the original beige leather-covered portfolio box, with the title embossed on cover
each sheet: approx. 457 by 526mm 18 by 20¾in
overall: 551 by 526mm 21¾ by 20⅝in
The full sheets, the colours fresh, in good condition, two sheets with minute scattered fox marks along one sheet edge, a very occasional minute fox mark, unframed.
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