FIVE PLATES (LEWISON 23)
The complete set of five etchings, four with aquatint, 1973, each signed in pencil, dated and numbered 33/50 (total edition includes 15 artist's proofs), on Rives BFK wove paper, published by Parasol Press, Ltd., New York, framed (5 prints)
plates approx: 697 by 500 mm 27½ by 19⅝ in
sheets approx: 1007 by 745 mm 39⅝ by 29⅜ in
With full margins, the prints are in good condition apart from faint discoloration at the sheet edges. Most with a few tiny specks of foxing in the margins. 'B' with two small spots of pale discoloration in the lower margin and 'E' with a small pressure mark broken through at lower sheet edge. The versos with small spots of slight skinning at the sheet edges, 'B' with an associated thinned spot at left.
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