Lot 64: TOM WESSELMANN, (AMERICAN, 1931-2004), "NUDE WITH ROSE"
December 6, 2016
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
"NUDE WITH ROSE"
1976, pencil signed and dated, numbered 2/75, with full margins, Styria Studios, New York, publisher and with their blindstamp. Color lithograph and screenprint with embossing on wove paper.
image: 13 1/8 x 23 1/2 in. (33.3 x 59.7cm)
sheet: 22 5/16 x 29 7/8 in. (56.7 x 75.9cm)
The sheet toned and with time and light staining. The colors slightly faded. The sheet is hinged to its support all along top edge verso. The tape shows through on the front of the sheet as a lighter 1 inch band across top sheet edge. With occasional tiny fox marks in the white margins and 1 pinprick fox mark in the face in the frame at bottom right, approx. 1 3/4 inches above the lips and approx. 1/4 inches in from the plate edge. With a few tackholes in the margins, including a cluster of approx. 7 at bottom left and approx. 10 at upper right. With some minor wear to the deckled edge of the sheet and a several foxmarks verso in the image area that do not appear to show through to the front.
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