Reference: Cramer 471 state i or ii/iii
An extremely rare trial proof printed for the artist by Alistair Grant and/or Michael Rand prior to the plate’s inclusion in the series The Reclining Figure. Before extensive burnishing on the shoulder and upper part of the body. In states i and ii Cramer records the existence of only three impressions.
The Reclining Figure, a portfolio of nine etchings was published by Ganymed Original Editions in 1978 in association with the Louisiana Museum, Denmark in an edition of 65.
Provenance: From the archive of the printer, Michael Rand