London, South Kensington
28 February 2008
Stanley William Hayter
Aérialistes (B&M 232)
engraving, soft-ground etching and scorper, 1957, on laid paper, third (final) state, signed, dated and titled in pencil, inscribed 'E 5/5', an artist's proof aside from the edition of 50, with margins, light-staining, pale foxing, minor areas of surface dirt, soft creasing to the extreme upper sheet edge, glued at the lower sheet edge on the reverse, otherwise in very good condition
P. 346 x 250mm., S. 510 x 335mm.
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