1881 - 1973
PEINTRE BARBU AVEC MODÈLE NU ET UN SPECTATEUR (B. 1122; BA. 1116)
Aquatint and drypoint, 1963, signed in pencil and numbered 32/50 (total edition includes 15 artist's proofs), on Rives wove paper, published in 1966-67 by Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris, framed
plate: 313 by 415 mm 12¼ by 16¼ in
sheet: 450 by 552 mm 17¾ by 21¾ in
The print is in good condition, with full margins. (Inconspicuous spot of rubbing and a line of pale discoloration in lower left corner. Verso with two spots of minor skinning at top sheet edge from prior hinging.)
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