The Peice (sic) of String



Signed and titled in pencil by the artist

From "Selected Tales of Guy de Maupassant," a portfolio of 20 lithographs, each based on a Guy de Maupassant (1850-1893) short story.
Edition: 250, plus trial proofs
Printed on handmade paper by Lawrence Barrett (1897-1973), Colorado Springs, CO

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M. Hauchecome explains that this piece of string was what he was seen picking up in the road, not a valuable lost wallet. After the wallet is returned by another person, M. Hauchecome is still not believed that he was not the original finder. He dies in disgrace.

Sheet: 21 1/8 x 17"
Image: 13 5/8 x 11 1/8"