1881 - 1973
FUMEUR À LA CIGARETTE BLANCHE (B. 1169; BA. 1169)
Etching and aquatint printed in colors, 1964, signed in pencil and numbered 30/50 (total edition includes 15 artist's proofs), on Richard de Bas laid paper, printed by Pennequin for Atelier Crommelynck, published by Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris, framed
plate: 415 by 317 mm 16⅜ by 12½ in
sheet: 563 by 411 mm 22⅛ by 16⅛ in
With full margins, in good condition apart from light-stain. (Some very pale minuscule spots of staining, mostly in the margins, a few inconspicuous pinpoint fox marks, and some tiny creases.)
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