BEN NICHOLSON 1894-1982
1894 Denham, Buckinghamshire-1982 London (British)
Title: Five Circles, 1934/1962
Technique: Original Hand Signed, Dated and Numbered Woodcut on Thin Cardboard
Paper size: 34.9 x 44.9 cm. / 13.7 x 17.7 in.
Image size: 16 x 20 cm. / 6.3 x 7.8 in.
Additional Information: This original woodcut is hand signed in pencil by the artist with his initials “BN” at the lower left margin. It is also dated “34”  next to the signature.
It is also hand numbered in pencil from the edition of 300, at the lower left margin, verso.
This woodcut was published in a limited edition of 300 impressions by Kestner Gesellschaft Hannover Art Museum from the original woodblock that was used in 1934.
It was originally issued in the album “23 Gravures” by Orobitz Paris, 1934, in an edition of 30-50 impressions.
The paper bears the ink stamp of Kestner-Gesellschaft, Hannover, verso.
Literature: Cristea, A. & Lewison, J. (2007) Ben Nicholson Prints 1928-1968. London Alan Cristea Gallery
Reference: Cristea 33
Condition: Very good condition. Soft handling creases along the sheet edges.