1922 - 2011
I'M DREAMING OF A BLACK CHRISTMAS (LULLIN 82)
Screenprint on collotype printed in colors with collage, 1971, signed in pencil and numbered 107/150 (total edition includes 15 artist's proofs), on Schoeller Elfenbein-Karton wove paper, with the blindstamp of the publisher, Professional Prints A.G., Zug (Petersburg Press S.A.), London, framed
image: 508 by 761 mm 20 by 30 in
sheet: 748 by 999 mm 29½ by 39⅜ in
The full sheet, in good condition, except some pale mat-stain. The margins with some spots of surface soiling, mostly at bottom. An inconspicuous handling crease in the dark blue at center and a very minor scratch in the dark red in upper left. The thicker applications of paint with some ink cracking and bubbling. (A few thin lines of indentation in the lower margin and some inconspicuous pinpoint fox marks throughout the margins.)
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