Jan 14, 2015

Noah's Ark: Rhinoceros (Rhinocéros)

Noah's Ark: Rhinoceros (Rhinocéros)


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Mario Avati Aquarius Press, NY, 8.13.1971, Printed by Gaston Gerbault at Ateliers Rigal, Fontenay-aux-Roses, France, udr sprv of artist

(French, 1921–2009)

Mezzotint, from folio containing 10 loose mezzotints as issued in zebra-striped cloth folding box, the fabric of which is designed by Avati and screenprinted on the fabric

Support: Rives wove paper

Sheet: 34.6 x 37.4 cm (13 5/8 x 14 3/4 in.); Platemark: 21.2 x 21.3 cm (8 3/8 x 8 3/8 in.)

Gift of Carole W. and Charles B. Rosenblatt 2014.707.3

Catalogue raisonné: Passeron vol. 4, p. 62, no. 423 (repr. p. 63)

State: V/VI

Edition: U/Y. 100 copies, 75 for Aquarius Press (1/75 to 75/75), 25 for artist (A/Y to Y/Y)


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