Prints & Photography
April 17 — 22, 2021
Auction begins to close at 2 am ET
Anthony Quinn (1915-2001)
Lot 29 Details
Anthony Quinn (1915-2001), British/American
THE GREAT SPIRIT, TEN ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPHS, 1986
The complete portfolio, comprising ten colour lithographs on Arches paper, each signed and numbered 13/255 in pencil, with title-page, justification, index and text in English, signed in pen and ink and numbered 13/255 in pencil to the first folded sheet of printed, handwritten text with profile portrait. Printed by Atelier Lithographic Aloys Arcueil-France. Published by Ariane Zeisig Lancell, Paris. The full sheets loose as issued within the original lambskin suede covered boards and solander box contains a removable cast wood relief sculpture signed by Anthony Quinn, produced by Laurenzi, Paris. Printed in Paris, France on January 1987.
27.0" x 20.0" (68.6 cm x 50.8 cm)
Purchased by the present Private Collection from Higgins Harte International Galleries, LLC, Lahaina, HI;
Private Collection, Alberta
The front cover is held magnetically to the folio box and can be removed for display.
A painting of the same name, "The Great Spirit," was purchased by the present Private Collection at the same time as this folio and will be offered in Waddington's International Art online auction June 19-24, 2021. The lithograph of the painting is illustrated in colour opposite p. 25.