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  • “If this is a portrait at all, and I don’t think it is, its not about revealing the portrait of the person. It’s about revealing the artist.”
    —Philip Glass 

    • Provenance

      Personal copy of the publisher and part of the Archive of Edition Schellmann since time of publication

    • Literature

      Jörg Schellmann, ed., Forty Are Better Than One, Munich/New York, 2009, p. 78

Works from the Archive of Edition Schellmann to benefit the Ars Publicata Project


Phil (Philip Glass)

The complete set of three relief prints with embossing, on handmade white, grey and black papers, with full margins.
all I. 50.5 x 41.4 cm (19 7/8 x 16 1/4 in.)
all S. 67.5 x 55.5 cm (26 5/8 x 21 7/8 in.)

The white and grey sheets signed, dated and numbered 'P.P. IV' in pencil, the black sheet signed, dated and numbered 'P.P. IV/V' in white crayon (one of five printer's proof sets, the edition was 40 and some artist's proofs), co-published by Edition Schellmann, Munich and New York, and Harry Jancovici, Paris, all unframed.

Full Cataloguing

£6,000 - 8,000 

Sold for £10,160

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Evening & Day Editions

London Auction 17 - 18 January 2024