Lot 53: WAYNE THIEBAUD | Cigars
27 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Elaborately handcolored soft ground spit-bite aquatint, 1980-94, signed in pencil, dated, inscribed 'Color Trial Proof (unique)', aside from the 1979 edition of 50, on wove paper, printed by Crown Point Press, San Francisco, published by Parasol Press, New York, framed
The print is in good condition, with full margins. (Very faint mat-stain and a few smudges in the margins, the verso with a few smudges in the margins. A tiny imperfection in the paper in the lower left margin corner.)
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Provenance: John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco
Dimensions: plate: 400 by 505 mm 15 3/4 by 19 7/8 in