Lot 256: SERGE POLIAKOFF | Composition grise, brune et jaune (Rivière IX)
28 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Etching with aquatint printed in colors, 1962, signed in pencil, numbered 11/75, on BFK Rives wove paper, framed
The print is in good condition, with full margins. Some mat-stain and a few specks of foxing in the margins. Small 1/2 tear at lower left margin. The verso in good condition with old masking tape hinges in the edges, just showing through. The heavily printed areas on showing through on verso. Traces of red printing ink.
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Provenance: Sold Sotheby's New York, November 2, 2001, lot 506
Dimensions: plate: 647 by 496 mm 25 1/2 by 19 1/2 in