Lot 1393A (500 Years of Printmaking, 24th May 2017)

*Bridget Riley (British

*Bridget Riley (British, b.1930)
UNTITLED (ROSE) (S.27)
Screenprint in colours, 1978, a rare proof aside from the numbered edition of 75 (total edition includes 15 artist’s proofs), printed by Graham Henderson, London, published by the artist, with, margins
image 56.5 x 83.5cm, framed

This 'Untitled (Rose)' print from the series of three made in 1978 - the others being 'Untitled (Blue)' and 'Untitled (Bronze)' - is particularly rare to the market.

*Artist's Resale Right may apply to this, lot.

Sold for £1,450


Condition report
A gift from the deceased vendors friend, who apparently worked for the printers.
Deceased Estate, Norfolk.
In overall good condition. colours strong.
A 5mm cut to the lower left edge of the image, a 5cm horizontal crease towards the centre right, image, another to the upper centre edge of the image, only visible under raking light; some light handling creases associated with skimming to the margins; other minor defects.
Sheet not signed, not numbered.
Black marks on top centre edge of the, image is on glass, not on print.

 

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The auction details are as follows:

Auction: 500 Years of Printmaking, 24th May 2017

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21 May 2017 10am - 1pm
22 May 2017 9am - 5pm
23 May 2017 9am - 5pm
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