ZAO WOU-KI 1921- 2013
Beijing 1921 -2013 Switzerland (Chinese)
Title: Between Two Towns | Entre deux villes, 1955
Technique: Original Hand Signed, Numbered and Dated Lithograph in Colours on Rives Wove Paper
Paper size: 55 x 65 cm. / 21.7 x 25.6 in.
Image size: 48 x 62.5 cm. / 18.9 x 24.6 in.
Additional Information: This original lithograph in colours is hand signed in pencil by the artist “Zao Wou-Ki” in Chinese and Pinyin at the lower right margin.
It is also dated “55”  next to the signature.
It is also hand numbered in pencil from the edition of 150, at the lower left margin.
The catalogue raisonne calls for an edition of 95 on Rives paper, however this is most likely an error as there has only ever been an edition of 150 seen on the market.
It was printed by E, J. Desjobert, Paris and published by L’oeuvre Gravée, Rivière, Paris in 1974.
The paper bears the blindstamp of the publisher and the BFK Rives watermark in the lower left corner.
Literature: Ågerup, J. (1994). Zao Wou-Ki – The Graphic Work – A Catalogue Raisonné 1937-1995. Copenhagen: Heede & Moestrup.
Reference: Ågerup 94
Condition: Very good condition. The sheet evenly toned.