1 October 2008
Nu à la Corbeille de Fruits (M. 91)
lithograph, 1953/54, on Arches, signed in pencil, numbered 26/75 (there were also a few artist's proofs), published by Maeght, Paris, printed close the edges of the full sheet as published, a deckle edge at left and right, pale time and backboard staining, a pale brown stain at the lower right corner, a short nick and soft crease at the upper left sheet corner
L., S. 498 x 655 mm.
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