Sakondu, from Derrière le Miroir, No. 174
woodcut, on Chine paper, 1968, signed in pencil, numbered 88/150 (there was also an edition of 50 signed with the image rotated 180°), co-published by Cruz Roja España and Maeght Editeur, Paris, with full margins, in generally very good condition
Image: 778 x 538 in. (200 x 136 mm.)
Sheet: 1478 x 11 in. (378 x 279 mm.)
Koelen 68008
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"Beside the 50 copies for the Red Cross, there was an additional edition of 150 copies that are signed upside down. These are included in the deluxe edition of Derrière le Miroir, No. 174, Maeght, Paris 1968" (Eduardo Chillida: Catalogue Raisonne of the Original Prints, 1959-1972, p. 134).

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