"Figbash on Pointe to Right"
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"Figbash on Pointe to Right"

Gorey, Edward (illus.)

(Brewster, MA: Atelier Emily Trevor). One of 50 copies, of which this is one of 40 printed during Gorey's lifetime and signed by him. An etching featuring Gorey's original character, the figbash, which first appeared in The Raging Tide, or, the Black Doll's Imbroglio. The figbash is shown here balancing on the tip of his left foot, one long arm curving upward while the other sweeps to the side. This is one of a series of etchings Gorey made of the figbash performing balletic moves and is number 107 in the Gotham Book Mart's list of prints by Gorey. The etching measures 4 by 5 inches and is printed on a sheet measuring 10 by 11 inches. Fine. Item #27973

Price: $450.00

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