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Print125 Iso

A la pintura: White 1 – 2


Print125 Iso

lift-ground etching and aquatint, letterpress on J.B. Green paper
25 1/2 x 38 in. (64.8 x 96.5 cm)
plate size: 12 1/4 x 23 1/2 in. (31.1 x 59.7 cm)


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

Production Sequence

1 color printed in 1 run from 1 copper plate and 2 colors printed by letterpress: 1. indigo – plate (lift-ground etching and aquatint); 2. black – letterpress (English text); 3. orange – letterpress (Spanish text)


B 96; ULAE 30


Motherwell began working on this print in 1971. The indigo aquatint tone is a combination of ultramarine and black.

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


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