1893 - 1983
ACROBATS IN THE NIGHT GARDEN (MOURLOT 58)
Lithograph printed in colors, 1948, signed in pencil, dated and numbered 32/75, on Arches wove paper, published by Maeght, Paris, framed
image: 548 by 362 mm 21⅝ by 14¼ in
sheet: 653 by 498 mm 25¾ by 19⅝ in
The full sheet, in good condition apart from uneven discoloration, recto and verso, and a 10 mm tear in the upper margin at center. The colors slightly attenuated, particularly the blue. (A few very inconspicuous creases and pale minuscule fox marks, visible only on close inspection, a few tiny surface imperfections in the red and some light traces of surface soiling in the extreme sheet edges.)
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