Medium: original etching and aquatint. Issued in 1973. Signed in pencil by Raphael Soyer and numbered 12/250. Size: 10 3/4 x 13 5/8 inches (plate).
Condition: there is a mat stain and discoloration to the paper.
Medium: offset lithograph (after the drawing). A rare and interesting work for collectors of Raphael Soyer. This is an actual birth announcement, designed by the artist for his friends. The lithographed inscription reads, "Dr. and Mrs. Arnold Lieber announce the birth of their son David. May 17, 1962". The total sheet measures 9 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches. Not signed.Condition: there is a natural crease in the center where it was folded, and a small stain near the right edge of the sheet.
Medium: original lithograph. This lithograph is from the rare 1954 "Improvisations" portfolio, published by the Artists Equity Association of New York on the occasion of the 1954 Spring Fantasia Masquerade Ball at the Hotel Astor. Leading artists on the New York art scene were invited to contribute original lithographs in the form of advertisements for businesses sponsoring the Artists Equity Association; these sponsors gave the artists complete creative freedom of expression. This impression was printed on light brown tinted laid paper in a limited edition of 2000. Size: 12 x 8 5/8 inches. Signed in the plate (not hand-signed).Condition: the left edge of the sheet has been trimmed, not affecting the composition.