09-09-2011 09-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2560B Boston
September 9, 2011 12:00 PMCalender
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Zao Wou-Ki (Chinese, b. 1921) Untitled

$4,594$3,750
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2560B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 09, 2011 12:00PM

Description:

Zao Wou-Ki (Chinese, b. 1921)

Untitled, 1960, edition of 95 plus proofs (Ågerup, 128). Signed and dated "...60" (in Chinese characters) in pencil l.r., inscribed "èpreuve d'artiste" in pencil l.l. Color lithograph on paper, image size 18 5/8 x 17 7/8 in. (47.2 x 45.2 cm), framed.
Condition: Mat burn, rippling, not examined out of frame.


Estimate $800-1,200

Out of the frame the sheet measures 25 7/8 x 19 7/8 inches. All of its edges are deckled and the sheet has "BFK" and "L'OEUVRE GRAVE" watermarks. The mat burn is prominent but well outside of the image. There is masking tape along the upper edge. The verso has old hinges and scattered staining to it.