Lot 64 of 210:
Original Graphic Art for Metropolitan Opera  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$5,000 - $8,000

Title:
Metropolitan Opera Fine Art: A Collection of Original Graphic Works by Eight Renowned Contemporary Artists
Author:
Place:
[New York]
Publisher:
Metropolitan Opera Association/Circle Gallery Ltd.
Date:
1978
Description:

Eight original graphic works by eight artists. Each signed and numbered 117/250 in pencil at bottom of image. Approximately 76x55 cm. (30x22¾"), set in folding cloth portfolio with ribbon ties, along with printed contents listing, as issued. Limited to 250 copies.

Very rare set of original graphic creations for performances by the Metropolitan Opera. The works include: Carmen, by Antionio Clavé, a five color embossed intaglio print; Tristan und Isolde, by Léonor Fini, a twelve-color serigraph; Der Rosenkavalier, by Richard Lindner, a twenty-two color lithograph; La Traviata, by Merino Merini, an eleven color lithograph; Don Giovanni, by André Masson, a nine-color lithograph; Madama Butterfly, by Larry Rivers, a mixed-media print of eight colors in lithography and three colors in serigraphy; Aida, by Paul Wunderlich, a five-color lithograph; and La Bohème, by Jamie Wyeth, a sixteen-color lithograph.

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Condition:
Linen binding lightly spotted; otherwise fine.
 
Item number:
263571a
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