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Pierre Soulages (French, b. 1919) Eau-forte No. 17

Auction:
2609B
Lot:
184
Sold for:
$3,318$2,800

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2609B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 07, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

Pierre Soulages (French, b. 1919)

Eau-forte No. 17, 1961, edition of 100, published by Berggruen & Cie, Paris (Rivière, XVII). Signed "Soulages" in pencil l.r., numbered "50/100" in pencil l.l. Color aquatint on paper, image size 18 1/4 x 22 3/4 in. (46.3 x 57.7 cm), framed.
Condition: Deckled edges, subtle toning, not examined out of frame.
Estimate $800-1,200

Out of the frame, the sheet was an "Arches" watermark and deckled edges. It measures 22 5/8 x 30 in. There is staining to the edges (within the deckles). On the verso are several small fox marks. It is unmatted and has no hinges.

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