8 April 2009
Fumeur V (B. 1176; Ba. 1176 Bb1)
aquatint, 1964, on Richard de Bas, signed in pencil, numbered 17/50 (there were also 15 artist's proofs), published by Galerie L. Leiris, 1965, with wide margins, very pale mount staining, a tiny tear at the left sheet edge, otherwise in good condition
P. 415 x 317 mm., S. 565 x 408 mm.
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