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February 1, 2013 12:00 PMCalender

Pierre Alechinsky (Belgian, b. 1927) KRACH / A Portfolio of Five Works

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Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2635BLocation: BostonDate / Time: February 01, 2013 12:00PM


Pierre Alechinsky (Belgian, b. 1927)

KRACH/A Portfolio of Five Works, 1973, edition of 99 plus proofs. Each signed "Alechinsky" in pencil l.r. and numbered "1/99" in pencil l.l., also signed and numbered in red pencil on the inside back cover of the portfolio. Color aquatints with collage on Japan paper, sheet sizes 30 1/4 x 22 1/8 in. (76.8 x 56.0 cm),unmatted, presented in the original portfolio cover.
Condition: Deckled edges, minor creasing/wear to deckles.

Provenance: From a private New England collection, sold to benefit a philanthropic organization.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Africain subtle toning, slight rippling alone edges of plate mark; Cafe Standard subtle pinpoint foxing u.r., l.r. and l.l. quadrant, Kiew crease u.c. of plate mark to edge of sheet, minor rippling; Portugalpinpoint foxing along lower, upper, and right edges of sheet, subtle accretion u.l. of plate mark, slight rippling along plate mark edges L'Eyrieux pinpoint foxing l.r., subtle rippling.

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Pierre Alechinsky, Japan, New England