Edouard Pignon

1905-1993, French

Untitled (from the "Flight" portfolio) 1967, 1971

Color lithograph on Arches paper, International Rescue Committee, New York, pub., Mourlot, Paris, prntr.
Edition 21/250, signed and dated in pencil lower right: Pignon / 67, numbered in pencil lower left, watermark for Arches lower edge center
19.75" H x 25.5" W

  • Provenance: Distinguished Los Angeles Collection
  • Notes: The original sleeve from the "Flight" portfolio accompanies this lot.

    The Flight exhibition comes from a portfolio of prints organized by Varian Fry in 1964 and completed in 1971. Based on the theme of flight to reflect the plights of refugees and the hope of a new life, Flight is comprised of eleven original lithographs and one original serigraph by twelve internationally renowned artists. All plates were destroyed after the artist printing and include a variety of illustrations from abstraction to figurative works; the portfolio consists of 250 signed and numbered prints.
  • Condition: Generally good condition. The paper has a crease .25" from the upper edge that runs the length of the paper. The left and right edges of the paper are deckled. Minor, unobtrusive handling creases lightly scattered throughout. The paper is loose, not mounted.

    Unframed. Portfolio sleeve: 28" H x 21" W

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