28 April 2003
This lot is offered without a reserve
Lobsters and Fish (M. 142; B. 582)
lithograph, 1949, on wove paper, Mourlot's only state, signed in pencil, Mourlot calls for five proofs and the signed and numbered edition of 50, with margins, faintly inked, a ½-in. tear at the lower right margin edge and an 1/8-in. repaired tear just above, three ½ to ¾-in. repaired tears at the upper margin edge, soft creasing, minor surface soiling, otherwise in good condition, framed
L. 29 x 40 5/8 in. (737 x 1031 mm.)
S. 30 3/8 x 43 in. (771 x 1092 mm.)
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