BACKBEARD; AND JELLY FISH
Two offset lithographs printed in colors, 2003, both signed in ink, the first numbered 96/300, the second numbered 169/300, on smooth wove paper, published by Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd., Tokyo, unframed (2 prints)
each sheet: 683 by 683 mm 26⅞ by 26⅞ in
The prints are in good condition, the full sheets printed to the edges. 'Backbeard' with a small crease in each right corner, the numbering very slightly smudged and a tiny spot of wear to the lower extreme sheet edge at center. A thin band of clear adhesive at center of each sheet edge on verso. 'Jelly fish' with a small pressure mark in the upper right corner, a tiny scratch in the blue eye at left and some small scuffs and tiny losses in the grey, mostly at top. Hinge remnants along the sheet edges on the verso, a few with associated skinning.
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