JACOB EPSTEIN – A Fantastic Engraving, 1940
Sheet size: 230 x 170 mm
Edition: 1500 – Signed in plate
Original lithograph by Jacob Epstein, printed from the stone by Fernand Mourlot on B.F.K. Rives. From copy 1132/1500 of Epstein's edition of Les Fleurs du Mal. While in generally fine condition, having been bound into a book these lithographs have a slight vertical bend to the extreme right or left where they were bound in. This will flatten out and virtually disappear in framing. Item 108 in Hogben and Watson's From Manet to Hockney: Modern Artists' Illustrated Books, the catalogue of a 1985 exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London; this image is reproduced on p.262. Condition: Excellent, see description.