ANDRÉ MASSON | LE REPOS
1,000 to - 1,500 USD
ANDRÉ MASSON (1896 - 1987)
Signed André Masson and dated 1978 (lower left)
Pen and ink and brush and ink on paper
13⅛ by 16¼ in. (33.3 by 41.2 cm)
Framed: 23⅜ by 25¾ in. (59.3 by 65.4 cm)
Executed in 1978.
The authenticity of this work has kindly been confirmed by the Comité Masson.
Executed on cream wove paper. Mounted at all four corners on the verso. The right and top edges are deckled. There is an extremely light mat stain along all four edges. Otherwise, fine. This work is in excellent condition.
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