10 September 2007
David Smith (1906-1965)
etching on wove paper
image: 3 7/8 x 3 7/16 in. (9.8 x 8.7 cm.)
sheet: 7¾ x 9 7/8 in. (19.7 x 25.1 cm.)
Executed circa 1945. A rare unrecorded image, one of only a few artist's proofs (it was never editioned).
Dorothy Dehner, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner
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This work is inscribed in the lower margin by Dorothy Dehner. 'There was no edition, only a few artist's proofs. This was made by David Smith D.D. circa 1945- etched, engraved + printed on his own press, Bolton Landing, N.Y. Signed, Dorothy Dehner'.
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