JEAN FAUTRIER (1898-1964)
Five prints by the artist
Including: Le pichet (The Pitcher), aquatint in colors with embossing, on Vergé d'Auvergne paper, 1947-1948, signed in pencil, numbered 17/50; L'Enfer (Hell), zincograph in colors, on laid Richard de Bas paper, 1928, signed in pencil, numbered 6/30; Otages fond noir (Confinement on Black), etching, on Richard de Bas paper, 1944-1947, signed in pencil, numbered 29/50; L'orage (The Storm), aquatint in colors, on laid paper, 1948, signed in pencil, annotated 'H.C.' (an hors-commerce impression, the edition was 50); Ecriture sur fond bleu (Writing on Blue), etching, aquatint and embossing, on Arches paper, 1963, signed in pencil, numbered 81/100
Largest Sheet: 2978 x 22 in. (730 x 560 mm.)
Mason 215, 219, 234, 259, 282
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Including: Le pichet (M. 215); L'Enfer (M. 219); Otages fond noir (M. 234); L'orage (M. 259); and Ecriture sur fond bleu (M. 282)

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