November 3, 2016, 10:30 AM EST
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Lot 423: MILTON AVERY Fish.(26 views)
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Woodcut printed in green on cream Japan paper, 2 impressions printed one over the other on a single sheet, with hand colored additions in yellowish green gouache, 1952. 120x225 mm; 4 3/4x9 inches, full margins. Artist's proof, likely a unique impression printed in this manner, aside from the edition of 100. Signed, dated and inscribed "a/p" in pencil, lower margin. A superb, richly-inked impression.
Avery printed from the same wood block twice on this sheet, inverting the image and joing the two impressions along the horizontal axis, to create this impression. Lunn 41.