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    Peter Black and Désirée Moorhead 186

49

Death by Water

1948
Engraving and scorper with plate tone, on Lauriat paper, with full margins (the plate printed at a slight diagonal),
I. 14 x 23 1/4 in. (35.6 x 59.1 cm);
S. 20 x 25 7/8 in. (50.8 x 65.7 cm)

signed, titled and numbered 21/50 in pencil (there were also 5 artist's proofs and a second edition of 25 in Roman numerals printed in 1976), a stray printing ink and soiling in the margins (particularly at the sheet edges), paper loss at the lower right corner, a few tears, repaired tears and paper losses at the sheet edges, hinge remains on the reverse of the upper corners, otherwise in good condition, framed.

Estimate
$1,500 - 2,500 

Sold for $1,125

Modern & Contemporary Editions

2 June 2009, 2pm
New York