1881 - 1973
MINOTAURE AVEUGLE GUIDÉ PAR UNE PETITE FILLE AUX FLEURS (B. 222; BA. 434)
Drypoint and etching, 1934, signed in pencil, from the total edition of 310, plate 94 from the Vollard suite, on Montval laid paper with the Vollard watermark, printed by Lacourière, published by Vollard, Paris, framed
plate: 251 by 348 mm 9⅞ by 13¾ in
sheet: 339 by 450 mm 13¼ by 17¾ in
With full margins, the print is in good condition apart from several inconspicuous small abrasions, mostly in the blank areas of the plate. The sheet is toned, with uneven discoloration in the margins and backboard-stain on the verso. (Verso also with remains from prior hinges at sheet edges.)
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