Tadeusz Was (1912 – 2005)

Lot 919. Tadeusz Was (Polish, 1912-2005) – ‘Head’, soot cut, signed in pencil to the margin, inscribed and dated 1949, verso, approx 18x14cm, mounted and inset ebonised frame NB: The process of ‘soot cut’ was discovered by Tadeusz whilst he was stationed in a desert during the war, he held orange peel over a burning oil lamp and the resulting soot produced formed a perfect impression when in contact with paper. Estimate: £80 – £120

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