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BEN NICHOLSON (1894-1982)
Greek and Turkish forms
the complete set comprising ten etchings and an additional etching with unique handcolouring in gouache, 1968, on wove paper, with title, justification and list of etchings, copy number 6, each plate signed and dated in pencil, the additional plate numbered VI, otherwise numbered in Arabic numerals, one of ten deluxe sets from the total edition of fifty (sets 11-50 formed the standard edition without the additional plate and in canvas boxes), published by Ganymed Original Editions, London, and Marlborough Fine Art, London, printed by Atelier Lafranca, Lugano, each with their blindstamp, hinged to grey card supports (as issued), in a brown full-calf box with the artist's name and title on the spine, and an etching on vellum on the cover, with the original grey cloth and card folder
635 x 515 x 50 mm. (portfolio)
Literature
Ben Nicholson, Etchings printed by François Lafranca, exh. cat., Ateliers Lafranca, Locarno, 10 May - 25 June 1983, and Kunsthalle Mannheim, 15 January - 4 March 1984, nos. 46, 59-61, 63B, 66, 69, 70 (x2), 71 & 75 (other impressions illustrated).
Sergio Grandini, Ventidue disegni acquerelli e incisioni di Ben Nicholson, Editore-Stampatore Giulio Topi, Lugano, 1984.
Jeremy Lewison, Ben Nicholson Prints 1928-1968, exh. cat., Alan Cristea Gallery, London, 24 October - 21 November 2007, pp. 50-57.
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