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    Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo 104-105
    Scottish Arts Council 107-108

112

Riding around on a Cooking Spoon; and He Tore Himself in Two, plates 38 and 39 from Illustrations for Six Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm

1969
Two etching and aquatints, one with drypoint, on Hodgkinson hand-made wove paper watermarked 'DH / PP', with full margins.
one I. 16 x 25 cm (6 1/4 x 9 7/8 in.); S. 44.8 x 40.5 cm (17 5/8 x 15 7/8 in.)
one I. 45 x 32 cm (17 3/4 x 12 5/8 in.); S. 61.8 x 44.5 cm (24 3/8 x 17 1/2 in.)

Both signed and numbered 26/100 in pencil on the front and inscribed 'Grimm Portfolio' in sepia ink on the reverse (there were also 15 artist's proofs and a total book edition of 460 copies), co-published by Petersburg Press, New York and Kasmin Gallery, London, both unframed.

Estimate
£1,800 - 2,000 

Sold for £2,500

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London Auction 7 June 2017