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Francesco Clemente (Italian, b. 1952) Cathay: Poems after Li Po

Auction:
3248B
Lot:
62
Sold for:
$861$700

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3248B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 10, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Francesco Clemente (Italian, b. 1952)

Cathay: Poems after Li Po, by Ezra Pound, illustrated with seven prints, 1992, proof outside of the edition of 300, published by the Limited Editions Club, New York. Each sheet except the cover numbered and signed "PP 1/2 Francesco Clemente" in pencil along lower edge. Color woodcuts on Japan paper mounted to text pages, image sizes to 11 3/4 x 7 3/4 in. (29.8 x 19.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Each sheet floated within its frame, not examined out of frames.
Estimate $800-1,200


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Keywords

Francesco Clemente, Anti-Masonry, Cathay, Clemente, Ezra Pound, Li Bai, Literature, Old Right, Pencil, Propagandists, Visual arts, Vorticists, Writers, Japan

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