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    Sale 2044

    Prints and Multiples

    28 - 29 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 172


    Les deux Amis (D. 493)

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    Les deux Amis (D. 493)
    etching, aquatint and carborundum in colors, 1969, on Mandeure rag, signed and dated '17/VI/69' in brown pencil, annotated 'B. à T. après correction' and 'fermer les bords' with a directive arrow in pencil at the lower right, a unique working proof (before the edition of 75 with margins published by Maeght Editeur, Paris), the full sheet, minor surface soiling and handling creases in places at the sheet edges, several backed splits in the paper thoughout, a backed, touched-in area at the upper left sheet corner (with associated adhesive remains and staining, all presumably occuring at the time of printing), a small loss at the upper left sheet corner, otherwise in good condition, framed
    S. 28 x 41 in. (711 x 1041 mm.)

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