29 June 2005
After Georges Braque
Pichet et Oiseau (V. M. 1005)
etching with aquatint printed in colours, circa 1955, on BFK Rives, signed in pencil, inscribed 'H.C.' and '"Le Pigeon Noir" après G. BRAQUE', an hors commerce copy aside from the edition of two hundred, with wide margins, some slight mount and light-staining, a few tiny, scattered foxmarks and occasional light soiling in the margins, otherwise in good condition, framed
P. 418 x 512 mm., S. 558 x 715 mm.
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