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Print131 Iso

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Print131 Iso

aquatint, soft-ground etching, and letterpress on J.B. Green paper
25 1/2 x 38 in. (64.8 x 96.5 cm)
plate size: 4 3/4 x 8 in. (21.1 x 20.3 cm) and 14 1/2 x 28 in. (36.8 x 71.1 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

2 colors printed in 2 runs from 2 copper plates and 1 color printed by letterpress: 1. ultramarine blue – plate (aquatint); 2. yellow-ochre medium – plate (soft-ground etching); 3. black – letterpress


B 102; ULAE 36


Motherwell began working on this plate in 1971. The inscription "A la pintura" was written on the plate with varnish.

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


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