24 February 2016
Georges Braque (1882-1963)
L'oiseau et son ombre II
etching with aquatint in colours, 1961, on Rives wove paper, signed in pencil, numbered 75/75 (there were also a few hors commerce impressions), published by Maeght, Paris, the full sheet, with a deckle edge below, pale light and mount staining, otherwise in very good condition, framed
P. 335 x 587 mm., S. 525 x 750 mm.
With William Weston Gallery, London.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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D. Vallier, Braque L'oeuvre gravé, Flammarion, Paris, 1982, no. 157.
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