01-28-2011 01-28-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2535B Boston
January 28, 2011 12:00 PMCalender

Zao Wou-Ki (Chinese, b. 1921) Ciel de Paris

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2535B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 28, 2011 12:00PM


Zao Wou-Ki (Chinese, b. 1921)

Ciel de Paris, 1954, edition of 60 plus proofs, published by Gérald Cramer, Genève (Ågerup, 89). Signed (in Chinese) and dated "...54" in pencil l.r., numbered "43/60" in pencil l.l. Color lithograph on paper, image size 17 3/8 x 23 in. (44.0 x 58.3 cm), framed.
Condition: Subtle toning and mat burn, not examined out of frame.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

Out of the frame the sheet is laid down, and has the facing mat glued to its margins (although the lower edge is partially deattached, so that a margin of approximately 1/2 inch with a deckled edge is visible. The sheet has unobtrusive mat burn.