ZAO WOU-KI 1921- 2013
Beijing 1921 -2013 Switzerland (Chinese)
Title: Etching No. 190, 1968
Technique: Original Hand Signed and Numbered Etching and Aquatint in Colours on BFK Rives Wove Paper
Paper size: 75 x 56 cm. / 29.5 x 22 in.
Image size: 55 x 44.5 cm. / 21.7 x 17.5 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 also dated next to the signature ‘68 (1968).
It is hand numbered in pencil from the edition of 95, at the lower left margin.
This work was published by Al Lublin, New York in a limited edition of 95 signed and numbered impressions. There were also some hors commerce [out of trade] impressions.
The paper bears the BFK Rives watermark along the right margin.
Note: The work has also been known as “Rocky Coast” by the publisher and distributor for the United States of America. Our work is annotated with this name, verso.
Provenance: Private Collection, Montreal, Canada
Literature: Ågerup, J. (1994). Zao Wou-Ki – The Graphic Work – A Catalogue Raisonné 1937-1995. Copenhagen: Heede & Moestrup.
Reference: Ågerup 190
Condition: Good condition. Minor foxing in the lower margin. Handling creases in the right margin. Remnants of hinging tape, verso.