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Christopher Wool

Black Book

Christopher Wool

Christopher Wool

Black Book

Black Book

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Christopher Wool

b. 1955

Black Book


The complete book, comprising 17 screenprints, 1989, signed in black ink and numbered 38/350 on the justification page (total edition includes eight artist's proofs), on smooth wove paper, published by Thea Westreich, New York, and Gisella Capitain, Cologne, bound (as issued), in the original black paper-covered boards (17 prints)

sheets: 576 by 400 mm 22⅝ by 15¾ in

overall: 586 by 410 by 12 mm 23 by 16⅛ by ½ in

The prints are in good condition overall apart from occasional small handling creases and very pale discoloration at the sheet edges. 'Hypnotist' with scattered foxing, a few white spots on the text and discoloration to the binding. (A few sheets with some tiny specks of foxing, more apparent on the end pages.) The boards with uneven discoloration, scuffs and a few small scratches.


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