29 June 2005
La Belle Tahitienne (D.-M. 717)
linocut, 1938, on G. Maillol wove paper, a proof aside from the edition of 25 (there were also five artist's proofs), the full sheet, a deckle edge below, a small (12 mm.) surface abrasion within the subject, some minor handling creases in the margins, some minor soft creases at the sheet edges, some pale time staining at the extreme upper and lower sheet edges, otherwise in good condition
B. 280 x 197 mm., S. 605 x 405 mm.
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