Les jolis poux
artist proof Etching, denoted epreuve d’artiste, titled les jolis poux which translates as pretty lice and signed in pencil.
Undated, but from the early 1960s whilst she was studying under Hayter. The edition size was only 10. This work is referenced on the artists archives http://carmengracia.artweb.com/printmaking-paris-1961-64/500464_les-jolies-poux.html.
Wonderful colours of yellow, black and white, the black and white area has a deep textured feel. It has been said that in her artworks, Carmen Gracia gives life to a world of symbols evoking magical qualities, often creating dream like realities.
Measurements: sheet size 75 x 51.5 cm
Condition: Unframed, on paper, overall excellent condition with some light grubbiness to the left corner, with a soft crease, and upper right corner light grubbiness, tiny pressure indent far right margin, small couple of mm edge tear lower edge, we consider these are all very minor points
This work has now been sold