1881 - 1973
LE PEINTRE SUR LA PLAGE (B. 769; BA. 919)
Aquatint, 1955, signed in pencil, numbered 22/50 (total edition includes 15 artist's proofs), published by Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris, on Arches wove paper, framed
image: 475 by 832mm 18¾ by 32¾in
sheet: 640 by 910mm 25¼ by 35⅞in
The full sheet, in good condition, with minor light- and mount-staining, tiny scattered fox marks mainly in the margins, further discoloration verso, a small, unobtrusive thinned area in the artist's overcoat, framed.
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With an unidentified collector's mark, initials GBL in a circle (not in Lugt)