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JAMES LESSESNE WELLS (1902-1993) Adam and Eve.
Wood engraving on tissue-thin Japan paper, 1968. 279x384 mm; 11x15 1/8 inches. Artist's proof, aside from an unknown edition. Signed, titled, dated and inscribed "5th proof" in pencil, lower margin.
An earlier impression of this print is in the collection of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History and was included in the exhibition James Lesesne Wells: Sixty Years in Art.