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In graphite, below image, l.l.: Childs ‘55 épreuve d'artiste; l.c.: Arrival; l.r.: 9/10. In graphite, across lower edge: Copper plate - power drypoint & burin engraving - four colors, one "tirage" - one of ten proofs printed by the artist on his own press at 4 rue de l'Université, Paris, 70 - Dec. 55.

Marks

PDP Watermark Type: Watermark: "BFK RIVES"

Provenance

Purchased from the artist in Paris by Fernando Zobel; purchased from Zobel estate by Peter Soriano; 1991, Soriano's gift to the MFA. (Accession date: June 26, 1991)

Credit Line

Gift of Peter Soriano

Copyright

© Estate of Bernard Childs

1955

Dimensions

33.6 x 49.5 cm (13 1/4 x 19 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1991.522

Medium or Technique

Powertool drypoint and burin engraving

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