1889 - 1946
LA CITÉ, PARIS (BLACK 114)
Etching, 1926-27, signed in pencil, on J Whatman wove paper, framed
plate: 175 by 273 mm 6⅞ by 10¾ in
sheet: 216 by 308 mm 8½ by 12⅛ in
The print is in good condition, with wide margins. The sheet backed with Japan, stabilizing a tiny hole in the water at center and a few spots of thinned paper, visible only on close inspection. Pale light-stain, darkest at mat opening. A few scattered fox marks and some spots of mottled discoloration. Two hinge remnants along the top sheet edge, recto.
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