Lot 33: JOAN MIRÓ, (SPANISH, 1893-1983), "L''ÉTUDIANT"
December 6, 2016
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
1975, pencil signed and numbered 23/50, with wide margins, published by the artist for the creation of a chair in the History of Art at Columbia University for Professor Meyer Shapiro. Color lithograph on Arches.
image: 30 1/2 x 21 1/4 in. (77.4 x 54cm)
sheet: 33 3/8 x 22 11/16 in. (84.7 x 57.6cm)
With pale light- staining, a few soft handling creases, a few surface scuffs with thin ink loss including an irregularly shaped approx. 6-inch arc at center in the black, five or six approx. 1-in. faint scuffs just above and to the right also in the black, a diagonal 4-in scuff at left, two diagonal 1-in scuffs at lower left in the black, a few soft handling creases, two areas of minor skinning at the reverse of the lower sheet corners, two areas of hinge-remains verso at the center of the left and right sheet edges, Otherwise, generally in good condition.
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