PERISCOPE (ULAE 218)
Etching, drypoint and aquatint printed in colors, 1981, signed in pencil, dated and inscribed 'A.P. 11/12', an artist's proof aside from the numbered edition of 88, on Rives BFK wove paper, printed by Atelier Crommelynck, Paris, published by ULAE, West Islip, New York, unframed
plate: 859 by 613 mm 33⅞ by 24⅛ in
sheet: 1045 by 745 mm 41⅛ by 29⅜ in
The print is in good condition except the right sheet edge with two small tears, the longer 1/4 inch and skillfully repaired, and a small crease at top. A soft 2 1/2 inch crease in the blue arrow at right and some tiny nicks in the deckle. The verso with faint traces of surface soiling.
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