YVES GAUCHER (1934-2000), CANADIAN
TRANSITIONS, 1967, (PORTFOLIO)
The complete suite of eight colour lithographs from zinc plates on Johannot watermarked wove paper each signed, each plate numbered in Roman numerals from I - VIII, numbered 10/50 and dated ‘67 in pencil along the bottom edge, each plate separated by a plain sheet guard, with title page, introductory text in French and English by Doris Shadbolt, and the colophon. Contained in a white linen-wrapped hard cover folio with a brown linen-covered slipcase. Published by Editions Galerie Godard-Lefort, Montreal on December 27, 1967. There were also 10 sets of Artist’s Proofs numbered I to X.
Each Sheet 17.5" x 28" — 44.5 x 71.1 cm.
The portfolio includes a short essay in French and English, written by Doris Shadbolt, the then senior curator at the Vancouver Art Gallery.