KURT SELIGMANN | JEAN SANS TERRE NETTOYÉ PAR LE VIDE (MASON 82.I.A)
KURT SELIGMANN (1900 - 1962)
JEAN SANS TERRE NETTOYÉ PAR LE VIDE (MASON 82.I.A)
Etching, 1940, signed in pencil, dated and numbered 3/35, on P.M. Fabriano wove paper
Plate: 11⅝ by 8½ in. (29.5 by 21.5 cm)
Framed: 17¾ by 15 in. (45.2 by 38 cm)
With full margins, in generally good condition apart from a 15 mm tear at lower right sheet edge and pale mat-stain in the margins. Top sheet edge verso with three adhesive stains and associated small skinned spots from previous hinging, showing through to top margin. A printer's crease below signature and a few inconspicuous soft creases and traces of soiling in the margins. (Tiny spot of dried clear adhesive behind the figure's knee and a small red stain in the left margin at center.)
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