10 June 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,500
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
Frank Stella (B. 1936)
Shards Variant IIIa (Axsom 150)
offset lithograph and screenprint in colours, 1982, on Arches, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 6/27 (there were also 10 artist's proofs), published by Petersburg Press, New York and London, the full sheet, apparently in very good condition, unexamined out of the frame
L., S. 1149 x 1010 mm.
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