Graham SutherlandRoses. 1972/73.

Original lithograph in six colours. 1972/73. Signed in pencil. Inscribed as Artist's Proof'. Also dedicated by Sutherland in pencil: For A.G. from G.S. 22.iv.73. (See below). Total issued edition, including proofs, of 116 impressions. Drawn by Sutherland and printed at the Mourlot studio, Paris 1972/73. Issued in the series: Three Lithographs by Theodorani, Milan 1974. Note: Sutherland's dedication 'A.G' refers to Arnold Goodman - Lord Goodman - who was chairman of the U.K. Arts Council from 1965 to 1972. He was a great supporter of the contemporary arts of the period and a close friend of Graham Sutherland. Ref: Tassi - Sutherland Graphic Work no 148. Provenance: Collection of Lord Goodman - Gift from Graham Sutherland, April 1973. Excellent impression with brilliant colours. On pale cream wove paper. Excellent condition. Full sheet: 725 x 515mm. Image: 665x465mm.