28 April 2003
This lot is offered without a reserve
Armchair Woman (from the red) (M. 134; see B. 587)
lithograph, 1948, on Arches, Mourlot's fifth state (of ten), Mourlot calls for five proofs, there was no edition in this state, inscribed '134', 'M 134 5e etat' and '5e état 6/6 FM' in pencil on the reverse, with margins, pale time staining, minor surface soiling on the reverse, otherwise in very good condition, framed
L. 27½ x 21½ in. (698 x 545 mm.)
S. 30¼ x 22¼ in. (767 x 565 mm.)
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This lot is offered without reserve.
Please note that the inscription reads as follows: '134', 'M 134 6o etat', '6e etat 6/6 FM' in pencil on the reverse. There are a few very pale foxmarks in the margins.
Kept under wraps for almost a century, this superb collection comes into the light with its sale at Christie's in Paris on 30 October
The theoretical physicist’s PhD thesis, key papers, wheelchair and more, offered in a special online sale at Christie's