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Print127 Iso

A la pintura: White 7 – 9


Print127 Iso

aquatint, lift-ground aquatint, and letterpress on J.B. Green paper
25 1/2 x 38 in. (64.8 x 96.5 cm)
three plates: each 14 x 13 in. (35.6 x 33 cm)


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

3 colors printed in 3 runs from 3 copper plates and 2 colors printed by letterpress: 1. gray – plate (aquatint); 2. titanium white – line plate (lift-ground aquatint); 3. black – line plate (lift-ground aquatint, scraped); 4. black – letterpress (English text); 5. orange – letterpress (Spanish text)


B 98; ULAE 32


Motherwell began this print in 1971. The gray aquatint tone is a tint of black.

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


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