Maria Helena Vieira de Silva

1908-1992, Portuguese

Untitled (from the "Flight" portfolio) 1968, 1971

Color lithograph on paper under glass, International Rescue Committee, New York, pub., Mourlot, Paris, prntr., 1968
Edition 21/250, signed in pencil lower right: Vieira de Silva, numbered in pencil lower left
Sheet: 25.5" H x 19.75" W

  • Provenance: Distinguished Los Angeles Collection
  • Notes: 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. Toning to the paper. Skimming to the paper along the upper edge in three spots verso from a previous mounting. Toning visible along the four edges from a previous matting. Hinged to the recto mat with artist's tape along the upper edge.

    Frame: 30.25" H x 24.25" W x .75" D

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