9 October 2002
Souvenirs: Cirque, avec El Gigante, et Autoportrait en Bébé-Vieillard, from Series 347 (B. 1622; Ba. 1638IVBb1)
aquatint, etching and drypoint, 1968, on wove paper, signed in pencil, numbered 6/50 (there were also seventeen artist's proofs), published by Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris, 1969, with full margins, some pale mount-staining, otherwise generally in very good condition
P. 492 x 335mm., S. 650 x 467mm.
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The El Gigante of the title refers to a figure in Spanish folklore, a tall terrifying monster used by parents to scare their offspring into good behaviour.
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