14 December 1999
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The Counterpane, Plate 5 from The Waves II
screenprint, lithograph and linocut in colors with collage and hand-coloring, 1985-9, on T.H. Saunders and Somerset, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 25/60(there were also 10 artist's proofs), published by Waddington Graphics, the full sheet, in excellent condition, shrinkwrapped
S. 71 x 50 in. (1804 x 1283 mm.)
Dominion Gallery, Montreal.
Anon. sale; Sotheby's, New York, 12 October 1991, sale 1373.
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner.
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The estimate for this work is $4,000-4,500.
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