Lot 353: FRANK STELLA | Then Came a Stick and Beat the Dog
28 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Linoleum cut, lithograph, silkscreen and rubber relief printed in colors with collage, 1984, signed in pencil, dated, inscribed 'A.P. X', one of 10 artist's proofs aside from the numbered edition of 60, from the Illustrations after El Lissitzky's Had Gadya series, on heavy wove paper, published by Waddington Graphics, London, framed
The print is in good condition, the full sheet(s) printed to the edges. A few miniscule losses in the ink at extreme sheet edges. A 1/4 inch scratch at lower right corner. Not examined out of frame.
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Dimensions: overall: 1350 by 1330 mm 53 1/8 by 52 3/8 in