28 April 2003
This lot is offered without a reserve
Woman with Flower Bodice: Four Impressions (M. 307; B. 846-7)
four lithographs, 1957, on Arches and blue Japon, Mourlot's first, second, and third (final) states (two impressions, one on blue/grey paper), Mourlot calls for the signed and numbered editions of 50 in the first and final states, first state inscribed '307', 'M 307 1e etat' and '1er etat 6/6 FM' in pencil on the reverse, second state inscribed '307', 'M 307 2e etat' and '6/6 2e etat FM' in pencil on the reverse, third state in blue/grey inscribed 'M 307___ Japon gris' in pencil in the lower right margin, third state in black inscribed 'FM 3e état 6/6', 'M 307 3o etat', and '307' in pencil on the reverse, all with margins, pale time staining and minor surface soiling on the reverse, first state with a diagonal scratch through the center of the subject and pale scattered foxing at the extreme lower margin, otherwise all generally in very good condition, all framed
all L. approx. 25 1/8 x 19 in. (637 x 482 mm.)
all S. approx. 26 1/8 x 20 in. (663 x 508 mm.) (4)
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This lot is offered without reserve.
Please note that the impression on blue paper is wove paper, and not Japon as stated in the catalogue.
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