Howard Norton Cook (1901-1980).
Lithograph, chine colle, 1929.
Signed in pencil, inscribed "40 in circle (edition size), titled "Self Portrait" in lower margin.
Image size 8 1/2 x 10 1/4" (21.6 x 26 cm).
Very good condition.
Printed by Edmond Desjobert, Paris.
Drawn on stone in a small hotel on Rue du Cherche-Midi, Paris, Summer, 1929.
"I wonder if the 1929 Self-Portrait is the lithograph that I did in Paris, in a mirror and with books and a pipe in it - Carl Zigrosser was always amused with the sardonic touch of the lemon. If this is the one there is only one state." Howard Cook, 1974.