Jasper Johns, illustrator (American, b. 1930) Foirades/Fizzles
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- American & European Works of Art - 2507
- Date / Time :
- May 21, 2010 12:00PM
Jasper Johns, illustrator (American, b. 1930)
Foirades/Fizzles, by Samuel Beckett, published in 1976 by Petersburg Press, London & New York, total edition of 300, containing thirty-three etchings. Signed "Samuel Beckett" and "J Johns" in pencil, numbered "175/250" on page before colophon. 13 x 10 in. (33.0 x 25.4 cm), original paper binding and linen case lined with a Johns lithograph.
Provenance: Purchased from the publisher, 1977; the estate of Mary Lee Ingbar, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
N.B. The lot is accompanied by a copy of Christian Geelhaar's Jasper Johns Working Proofs (Petersburg Press: London & New York, 1980), and a copy of Riva Castleman's A Century of Artists Books (Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: New York, 1994).
The pages are a bound leporello format in fresh condition. There is little if any offset staining.