Property from an Important Private Swedish Collection
1891 - 1976
OHNE TITEL (S. & L. 42)
Etching and aquatint with hand-colouring in gouache and a poem inscribed in ink, 1950, signed in pencil, incribed 'essai (für Das Schnabelpaar nicht veröffentlicht)', a proof impression aside from the edition of 30, printed by Georges Visat, published by Marcel Zerbib, Paris, on wove paper, framed
plate: 237 by 180mm 9⅜ by 7⅛in
sheet: 376 by 275mm 14¾ by 10⅞in
With wide margins, in good condition, pale uneven paper discoloration, a pale semicircular water stain at upper right corner, a short vertical tear at centre of lower sheet edge (measuring approx. 5mm), a few minute fox marks, framed.
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