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Chemistry, the complete portfolio; Composed of three photographic intaglio prints after photos taken by Joel Bernstein, enclosed within the original silver cardboard portfolio, Cynthia Marsh, printer, 98/100, ca. 1976; Each pencil signed by Mitchell and Marsh, stamped on reverse; 10 1/2" x 14 3/4"; Note: Joni Mitchell gave this portfolio of prints as a Christmas gift to her friends and family shortly after the release of her album, Hejira.

Sale Price: $2,625

Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500

Condition Report

Sheet: 17 1/4" x 23"; Pencil numbered and signed in the margin: 98/100 Joni Mitchell Cynthia Marsh. Sheets have handling marks and soft creases and bends. There is some smudging to the lower left corner of the blue printed image, as well as some surface dirt to the top center margin of the image with Mitchell's face. Portfolio case has general surface scratching and is banged up in a variety of areas. Stamped on reverse of each print reads: Chemistry/Joni Mitchell/Cynthia Marsh/Glen Christensen/Norman Seeff/Joel Bernstein