Medium: original lithograph in nine colors. Catalogue reference W-246. Printed in Paris in 1968 by Mourlot and published by Berggruen for the cover of their exhibition catalogue "Maitres-Graveurs Contemporains". Sheet size: 8 5/8 x 9 3/8 inches (220 x 238mm), with the natural center fold in the middle. Signed in the plate (not by hand).
This whimsical piece is an icon from the 60's, during a time of growing Western fascination with Indian culture, with The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and other celebrities traveling to India seeking spiritual enlightenment.
Condition: as this was the actual cover, there is wear around the edges, some creasing and a tear near the top edge (repaired).