Florence 1895-1971 St. Tropez (Italian)

Title: Woman on the Balcony | Donna al Balcone, 1956

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

Paper size: 66 x 43.5 cm. / 26 x 17 in.
Image size: 59.5 x 39 cm. / 23.4 x 15.4 in.

Additional Information: This original lithograph in colours is hand signed and dated in pencil by the artist “Campigli 56” at the lower right margin.
The work is hand inscribed in pencil “épreuve d’artiste” [artist’s proof], in the lower left margin. It is one of a small number of artist’s proofs aside from the standard edition of 175.
It was printed in 1956 by Desjobert, Paris and published in the same year by L’Oeuvre Gravee, Paris and Zurich.
The paper bears the BFK Rives watermark in the lower right margin.

Note: This was the second composition included in Europäische Graphik III. The portfolio also included works by Afro, Capogrossi, Guttuso, Magnelli, Manzù, Severini and Vacchi.

Literature: Meloni, F. & Tavola, Luigi (1995). Massimo Campigli. Catalogo ragionato dell’opera grafica (litografie e incisioni) 1930-1969. Livorno: Graphis Arte.
Reference: Meloni-Tavola 161

Condition: Good condition. Pinpoint foxing across the sheet. Minor staining along all sheet edges.