London, South Kensington
28 February 2008
Stanley William Hayter
Personage Virtuelle, from Brunidor Portfolio Number One (B&M. 182)
engraving, soft-ground etching and scorper, 1947, on wove paper, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 32/70 (there were also 10 artist's proofs, numbered in roman numerals), published by Brunidor Editions, New York, with margins, light-staining, a band of discoloration to the lower and upper margins from old tape, skinning to the extreme upper left sheet edge, staining from old tape to the reverse of the sheet, otherwise in good condition
P. 300 x 225mm., 425 x 325mm.
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