29 June 2005
Picador et Taureau II, plate III from Carmen des Carmen (B. 1002; Ba. 873)
sugar lift aquatint, 1949, on Arches, signed in red crayon, a proof aside from the edition of 245 (there was also an edition of thirty on Japon nacré), published by Les Editeurs Français Réunis, Paris, 1964, with wide margins, a deckle edge below and left, a crease at the upper right sheet corner, some very pale time staining at the extreme sheet edges, otherwise in good condition
P. 405 x 307 mm., S. 490 x 348 mm.
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