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    Sale 2187

    Prints & Multiples

    22 July 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 156

    JIM DINE (B. 1935)

    Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray, Petersburg Press, London, 1968 (Mikro Gallery 47a-j)

    Price Realised  

    JIM DINE (B. 1935)
    Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray, Petersburg Press, London, 1968 (Mikro Gallery 47a-j)
    the complete set of 18 lithographs in colors (six signed and numbered), hors-texte, title page, text and justification, on Velin Arches, signed and annotated 'Edition A' in pink ink on the justification, copy 144 of 200 (there were also 25 artist's proof copies for this edition, 200 plus 25 artist's proofs for Edition B, and 100 plus 15 artist's proofs for Edition C), the full sheets, bound (as issued), the six loose (as issued), time staining and minor offsetting in places, occasional surface soiling, otherwise in good condition, original red-velvet covered boards with embossed title in silver (light-staining on the spine, minor scuffing and wear), black linen-covered slipcase and portfolio (light-staining, minor scuffing and wear). 18 x 12¾ in. (457 x 324 mm.)
    album


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    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Estate of Dr. Gerhard Straus