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ZAO WOU-KI 1921- 2013
Beijing 1921 -2013 Switzerland (Chinese)

Title: Engulfed Town | Ville engloutie, 1956

Technique: Original Hand Signed, Dated and Numbered Lithograph in Colours on BFK Rives Wove Paper

Paper size: 56 x 76 cm. / 22 x 30 in.
Image size: 37 x 67.3 cm. / 14.6 x 26.5 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 “56” [1956] next to the signature.
It is also hand numbered in pencil from thed edition of 60, at the lower left margin. There were also 12 artist’s proofs.
It was printed by E. and J. Desjobert, Paris and published by La Hune, Paris in 1956.
The paper bears the BFK Rives watermark in the lower margin.

Literature: Ågerup, J. (1994). Zao Wou-Ki – The Graphic Work – A Catalogue Raisonné 1937-1995. Copenhagen: Heede & Moestrup.
Reference: Ågerup 97

Condition: Very good condition. The upper sheet edge marginally reduced. Very pale, unobtrusive time staining around the image.