28 March 2007
Three plates, from Le Frére Mendiant (B. 876, 882, 886; Ba. 1003, 1009, 1013Ca)
three drypoints, 1958-59, from the set of 15, on Japon, each signed in pencil, numbered 1/3, from the tirage à part aside from the book edition of 55 on Vieux Japon (there was also an edition of five on Chine), published by Iliazd, Paris, 1959, with full margins, some minor creasing in the margins, minor rubbing and soiling mainly in the upper margins and sheet corners, generally in good condition
P. 312 x 525 mm. (average), S. 450 x 570 mm. (3)
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Brigitte Baer believed that the set numbered 1/3, to which the present three drypoints belong, was signed and numbered by the publisher Iliazd and not by the artist himself.
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