Pierre SoulagesEauforte No 21. 1973.

Original etching with aquatint in colours. 1973. Signed in pencil. Numbered (44) from the edition of 50. (There was also an edition of 50 (L) in roman numerals). Edition issued for Editions de l'Herne, Paris. Etched and printed at the Atelier Lacourière-Frélaut, Paris, 1973. Published by Galerie de France, Paris, 1973. Biblioteque Nationale - Soulages les Gravures no XXII. Riviere - Soulages Les Gravures no XXI. One of the most beautiful of Soulages's etched compositions using the purity of the blue and black inks. Brilliant fresh impression. On heavy pale cream wove Rives paper. Excellent condition. Very faint trace of old mounting and toning to the deckled edge of the sheet. Full margins: Sheet 280 x 220mm. Image: 262 x 206mm.