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Number Two. October 1947


New York. Laurel Gallery. 1947
This copy number 36 of an edition limited to 60 copies.
Contains original prints by:
Milton Avery: 'My Wife Sally' (drypoint)
Walter Pach: 'Scopasian Head' (etching)
Gabor Peterdi: 'The Dreamy Lobster' (etching, engraving and offset colour)
Leonard Pytlak: 'After the Fire' (serigraph)
Alfred Russell: 'Twentieth Century Machine' (engraving and offset colour)

The text is also illustrated with 3 designs by Alfred Russell, each hand-coloured in watercolour by the artist.
Published by Chris Ritter at the Laurels Gallery, this work was designed to come out 4 times a year to promote fine print making.
Folio. Text and 5 signed original prints. Publisher's wrappers and portfolio.

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