London, South Kensington
28 February 2008
Joe Tilson RA (B. 1928)
New coloured fire from the vast strange country (V.A.G. 18)
screenprint in colours with collage, 1968, on J. Green, signed, inscribed with a stanza from 'La Jolie Rousse' by Guillaume Apollinaire and dedicated 'For David and Nikos with love, Christmas 1979' in pencil, numbered 1/70, the full sheet, creasing, a pale moisture stain at the lower left sheet corner, an abrasion in the left image, unexamined out of the frame
L., S. 1020 x 690mm.
Gifted directly from the artist to the present owner.
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