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Lot 110

110: BASKIN, LEONARD, 1922 - 2000,

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Description

Title: "Hippolytos - Suite of 10 etchings" the separate suite of etchings aside from the book edition of 200 unsigned impressions ,
etchings on pale cream pre-1939 Italian hand made paper with a watermark Umbria Amalfi and a crown; deckle edges on two sides and full, wide margins, 1969, , each etching signed and numbered 67/90 in pencil , , ,
Size info: ,sheet: 48.0 x 32.0 cm - (19 x 12˝ inches) , ,
Framing: Sold unframed,
Literature: Recorded and illustrated in the standard catalog of the original prints of the artist by Fern & O'Sullivan 524 - 533.,
Comments: These etchings were made to illustrate the Gehenna Press edition of Robert Bagg's translation of Euripides' play about Hippolitos and his father Theseus and step-mother Phaedra, queen of the Amazons. They are among the most powerful images Baskin made of mythical subjects. ,
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Condition

,In fine condition, on off-white wove paper with full margins. ,
Buyer's Premium

25% up to 100,000
25% above 100,001

Estimate $900 – $1,200
Starting Bid $450
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5:00 PM - May 08, 2012
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