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    Sale 7570

    Old Master, Modern and Contemporary Prints

    2 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 336

    Cy Twombly (b. 1928)

    Five Greek Poets and a Philosopher, Propyläen Verlag, Berlin, 1978 (Bastian 67-73)

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    Cy Twombly (b. 1928)
    Five Greek Poets and a Philosopher, Propyläen Verlag, Berlin, 1978 (Bastian 67-73)
    the set of seven lithographs in white, blue, and two shades of grey, six with embossing, on Richard de Bas, 1978, each signed with initials in pencil and numbered 31/40 on the reverse, each with the printer's blindstamp at the lower left, the full sheets, with some light-staining, slight rippling and pale time staining at the sheet edges, generally in good condition, lacking the original portfolio, framed
    L., S. 646 x 503 mm.


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