BEN SHAHN (1898-1969)
Rainer M. Rilke, For the Sake of a Single Verse
the complete portfolio comprising of 23 lithographs in colors, on Richard de Bas handmade paper,1968, signed in red ink, number 122 from the edition of 200 on this paper (there was also an edition of 750 on Arches paper), published by Touchstone, New York, loose (as issued), each the full sheet, in good condition, together with the original paper covers and linen-covered, gilt-embossed portfolio case
Overall: 2414 x 19 x 3 in. (616 x 483 x 76 mm.)
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