2 April 2008
Marie l'Acrobate (S. 21)
lithograph in colours, 1948, on Arches, signed in pencil, inscribed Epreuve d'artiste, aside from the edition of 75, published by Galerie L. Leiris, Paris, the full sheet, with deckle edges above and below, the colours fresh, some pale mount and light-staining, small traces of tape in places at the left and right sheet edges, a very pale moisture stain at the lower left sheet corner, otherwise in good condition
L. 550 x 422 mm., S. 658 x 500 mm.
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