1881 - 1973
LA FEMME AU FAUTEUIL (B. 1353; M. 138)
Lithograph, 1948, Mourlot's fifth state (of six), inscribed and initialled by the printer, Fernand Mourlot, Paris, verso 'Epreuve exposition / pour Castor / Paris - BONN / FM', one of six proofs for the artist and printer, there was no published edition of this subject, on wove paper, unframed
image: 696 by 544mm 27⅜ by 21⅜in
sheet: 761 by 563mm 30 by 22¼in
With full margins (a deckle at left and right sheet edges), in good condition, a few minute fox marks mostly along right sheet edge, very pale paper discoloration, the verso with a small skinned spot at upper left and remnants of previous hinging at sheet corners, unframed.
(With the customs stamp at upper right corner verso, Paris Exposition Douanes).
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