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"Death Comes from Heaven"-- -1939, Lithograph.
Edition 10. Signed, titled, and numbered 10/10 in pencil. Initialed in the stone, lower right.
Image size 11 x 8 15/16 inches (279 x 227 mm); sheet size 13 1/2 x 13 5/8 inches (343 x 346 mm).
A superb, richly-inked impression, on cream wove paper, the full sheet with margins (3/8 to 4 inches); the artist's original hinges in the top left and right sheet corners, in excellent condition. Very scarce.
In the artist’s original mat with the artist’s handwritten notecard attached to the bottom mat front, Moneys from the sale of these lithographs goes to Madame Chang Kai-Shek to supply food and clothes for Chinese children in war between China & Japan; and with her pencil notation on the bottom inside mat, The proceeds will go to Mad. Chang Kai-Shek to aid China’s women and children.
Literature: American Art Today, New York World’s Fair, Plate 995, National Art Society, 1939.