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CR. 115 A la pintura: Black 4

A la pintura: Black 4

 1972

CR. 115 A la pintura: Black 4

lift-ground aquatint, etching, brushed aquatint, and letterpress on J.B. Green paper
25 1/2 x 38 in. (64.8 x 96.5 cm)
plate size: 17 1/2 x 29 in. (44.5 x 73.7 cm)

Inscriptions

Numbered in ochre ink stamp lower left; workshop chop mark lower left; "ROBERT MOTHERWELL 'a la pintura'" stamped in ochre ink lower right

Production Sequence

1 color printed in 1 run from 1 copper plate and 2 colors printed by letterpress: 1. black – plate (lift-ground aquatint with etched lines added; brushed aquatint on entire plate); 2. black – letterpress (English text); 3. brown – letterpress (Spanish text)

Concordance

B 86; ULAE 20

Comments

Motherwell began working on this print in 1969

See also general entry for A la pintura (cat. nos. 111-131).

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