1893 - 1983
GRAVURES POUR UNE EXPOSITION (D. 606 - 609; M. 894; C. BKS. 174)
The complete portfolio, comprising four etchings and aquatints printed in colors and one lithograph printed in colors, 1973, four signed in pencil, one monogrammed in pencil and each numbered 11/75 (total edition includes 15 artist's proofs), also numbered 11 on the justification, loose, on Arches wove paper, with title page, contained in the original cloth-covered boards (5 prints)
sheets: 630 by 909 mm 24¾ by 35¾ in
overall: 920 by 644 by 10 mm 36 ¼ by 25 ⅜ by ⅜ in
The prints are in good condition, with full margins. A few prints with an occasional tiny fox mark or small handling crease in the margins and on the verso. D. 606 with faint backboard-stain, showing slightly through. The boards with a few scuffs and spots of surface soiling.
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