André Masson (1896-1987, French)
Le génie de l'espèce, 1942
Medium: Etching and drypoint in black ink on wove paper
Dimensions: 360 x 266 mm. 14 1/8 x 10 1/2 in.
Reference: Passeron p. 170; Saphire 84, artist’s proof
Signature: Signed in brown-grey wash “Andre Masson” lower left, outside the platemark
Provenance: Private collection, U.S.A.; David Tunick, Inc.
Impression: Very fine, with tone
Condition: Excellent; some skinning on back, some faint wrinkling in the full margins that have deckle edges