ABRAM KROL – En te reversant sur le lit, 1950
Sheet size: 375 x 280 mm
Image size: 220 x 140 mm
Edition: 180 – Signed by artist
Original engraving by Abram Krol, initialled in the plate, and additionally pencil-signed and justified 115/180; to illustrate a poem of the same title by Lucien Becker. This engraving was executed for the collaborative project Douze poètes, douze peintres, published by the Association des Amateurs de Peinture. The original graphics were separately printed on individual sheets, and included as a sheaf of loose prints at the back of the book. Printed in their Massy atelier by Presses Littéraires de France on Marais Crève-Coeur cream wove paper, in a total of 180 copies, of which the first 134 were for sale (the rest being reserved for the contributors). This is copy 115, from the collection of the publisher and collector of illustrated books Luis de Caralt. In generally excellent condition, with minor edgeware to the sheet. Condition: Excellent.