"THE TWELVE SIGNS OF THE ZODIAC"
the complete set of thirteen color lithographs
1967, twelve pencil signed, each numbered 247/250 (there were also 50 in Roman numerals on Japan), all with wide margins; Léon Amiel, Paris, publisher. The complete set of 12 signed and numbered color lithographs and one numbered lithograph as frontispiece (all loose, as issued) on Arches. Title, folded text folders and justification contained within original buckram-covered portolio with printed label.
each image (approx.): 28 3/4 x 20 1/2 in. (73 x 52.1cm)
each sheet: 25 1/4 x 19 in. (64.1 x 48.3cm)
[Michler & Löpsinger, 1181-92]
Portfolio box with light soiling overall and some lightly frayed edges/corners.
Title page with two hard creases approx 1 inch long each and a few moisture stains. The paper of the title page is slightly darker than the internal sheets, which also appear to have light time staining.
Each text page with ofsetting from repective print. Offsetting also evident on verso of each print. Signature for Aquarius slightly smudged.
A few scattered crescent shaped light handling creases but overall in very good original condition.
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Sold for $16,250 (buyer's premium included)