Wood engraving in color on Rives paper, 1951-1964
One of one hundred illustrations of Dante’s “Divine Comedy”, after a watercolor. Hand signed in pencil by the artist, also signed in the block. Published by Les Editions d’Art, Les Heures Claires, Paris. Blindstamp of the editor and artistic director of Les Heures Claires, Mr. Jean Estrade, lower left margin. One of twenty-five examples annotated “g.a.” and numbered in Arabic numerals (there are also eight examples annotated “g.a.” and numbered in Roman numerals and some examples not annotated and unnumbered).
Edition g.a. 9/25
9 3/4 x 7 1/8 in. drawing only
13 x 10 1/4 in. paper including signature
28 x 25 1/4 framed
13 x 10.25 in. (33 x 26 cm.)