ZAO WOU-KI 1921- 2013
Beijing 1921 -2013 Switzerland (Chinese)
Title: Etching No. 300, 1978
Technique: Original Hand Signed, Dated and Inscribed Colour Etching and Aquatint on BFK Rives Wove Paper
Paper size: 56 x 76 cm. / 22 x 29.9 in.
Image size: 39.5 x 57.5 cm. / 15.6 x 22.6 in.
Additional Information: This original etching and aquatint in colours is hand signed in pencil by the artist in Chinese and Pinyin at the lower right margin.
It is dated in pencil “78”  next to the signature.
It is also inscribed in pencil “E.A.”, at the lower left margin. Our impression is one of twenty épreuve d’artiste [artist’s proof] aside from the standard edition of 99.
This work was printed and published by Atelier Lacourière et Frélaut, Paris in 1978 in a limited edition of only 99 hand signed and numbered impressions.
The paper bears the BFK Rives watermark in the lower right margin and the blindstamp of the publisher in the lower left corner.
Literature: Ågerup, J. (1994). Zao Wou-Ki – The Graphic Work – A Catalogue Raisonné 1937-1995. Copenhagen, Denmark: Heede & Moestrup.
Reference: Ågerup 300
Condition: Excellent condition. Remnants of hinging tape in the upper and lower margins, verso.