Arthur Secunda

20th-21st century

"Cathedral Engloutie in pale blue," circa 1972; and "Refuge," circa 1971

Etching and aquatint in colors on wove paper; and lithograph on wove paper
A trial proof; and an artist's proof, respectively, apart from the editions of unknown size
Each: Signed, titled and inscribed in pencil in the lower margin: Secunda; the first inscribed "T proof;" the second inscribed "AP"
Plate of first: 23.125" H x 16.875" W; Image of second: 23.25" H x 18.5" W

  • Provenance: Property from Frances Luban Fine Art, Burbank, CA
  • Notes: The first is also known as "Sunken Cathedral." Sheet of first: 26.25" H x 19.75" W; Sheet of second: 30" H x 24" W
  • Condition: Each: Good condition. Full margins with deckled edges.

    Additionally, the first: Slight toning overall, minor time staining at the extreme margin edges, and mounted to the back mat in places at the verso of the upper margin edge. The second: Remains of old masking tape and attendant surface skinning at the verso of the upper margin edge and one very small stain at the lower margin edge, showing only on the verso. Occasional soft and unobtrusive handling creases showing mostly at the left margin edge. The sheet is loose and unmounted.

    Each: Unframed

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