Metropolitan Opera Fine Art. New York. Metropolitan Opera Association, Ltd Circle Gallery.

Metropolitan Opera Fine Art

NY: Metropolitan Opera Association and Circle Gallery Ltd, 1978. First edition. Hardcover. One text page, description of contents. 78 x 59 cm., size of posters and portfolio. Limited edition, copy IV of XXV of the Deluxe Edition. "A collection of original graphic works by eight renowned contemporary artists," presenting their graphic interpretations, posters of eight distinguished operas -- Antonio Clave (Carmen): five color embossed intaglio print on hand-made Japanese paper; Leonor Fini (Tristan und Isolde): twelve color serigraph on hand-made Japanese paper; Richard Lindner (Der Rosenkavalier): twenty two color lithograph on hand-made Japanese paper; Marino Marini (La Traviata): eleven color lithograph editioned at Mourlot on Rives Moulin de Gue; Andre Masson (Don Giovanni): nine color lithograph editioned at Mourlot on Rives Moulin de Gue; Larry Rivers (Madama Butterfly): mixed media print of eight colors in lithography and three colors in serigraphy on hand-made Japanese paper; Paul Wunderlich (Aida): five color lithograph on BFK Rives paper; and Jamie Wyeth (La Boheme): sixteen color lithograph on BFK Rives paper. Each print numbered and by the artist in pencil, lower right corner, and carries the Metropolitan Opera chop mark at lower right of print. Modest soiling, mostly at back cover. Orig. cream cloth portfolio with three ties. Very good. Item #19683

Price: $8,500.00