9 October 2002
Autoportrait dédoublé, Maja au Pigeon, Déménageur avec Femme et Sculpture, Hercule de Foire vieillissant, Père de l'Artiste, avec Baigneuse Ingresque au fond, from Series 156 (B. 1860; Ba. 1865IVBa)
etching, 1970, on wove paper, with stamped signature, numbered 12/50 (there were also eighteen artist's proofs), published by Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris, 1978, with full margins, generally in very good condition
P. 228 x 325mm., S. 376 x 485mm.
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