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Technique : Original Color Etching with full margins on Velin paper.

Paper Size: 38 X 28.5 cm / 15 X 11.2 inch .

Plate Size : 13.8 X 11.3 cm / 5.5 X 4.5 inch.

Additional Information : This work is hand Signed by the artist in pencil “Jacques Villon” at the lower left margin.
It is also Hand Numbered “Epreuve d´Artiste X/XV” (Artist Proof number 10 from 15) in pencil at the lower left margin.
This Etching was printed in 1960 in a limited edition of 115 impressions plus 15 Artist Proofs, that ours is one of them.
It was printed by Villon with the master-printer Fiorini at the printing house of Georges Leblanc, Paris and the publisher/editor was Louis Border, Paris in 1960.

Provenance: The Holford Gallery, London.

Literature :Jacques Villon-Les Estampes,Les Illustrations-Catalogue Raisonne, by Colette de Ginestet and Catherine Pouillon, published by Arts et Metiers Graphiques.
Reference: Ginestet et Pouillon no. App. 32, illustrated in page 433.

Condition : Good condition ,
matting discolorations in the margins.