We use cookies to analyze traffic and enhance your site experience.

Privacy Policy |
Your browser is out-of-date!

Update your browser to view this website correctly. Update my browser now

×

CR. 162 Soot Black Stone, #1

Soot-Black Stone, #1

 1975

CR. 162 Soot Black Stone, #1

36 x 18 1/4 in. (91.4 x 46.4 cm)

Signature

Signed "Motherwell" in pencil lower right

Inscriptions

Numbered in pencil lower right; workshop chop mark lower right; artist's chop mark lower right; dated "1973" in pencil reverse lower right; workshop number "RM73-526" in pencil reverse lower right; workshop stamp in black ink reverse lower left

Edition

50

Proofs

12 AP, numbered I/X-X/X, XI, XII
1CP
3 Gemini G.E.L. impressions, numbered I-III
1 PP
1 RTP
2 TP
1 WP

Publisher

Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles

Printer

Serge Lozingot, Gemini G.E.L.

Collaborators

Plate processing and proofing by Lozingot and Kenneth Tyler

Production Sequence

1 color printed in 1 run from 1 stone: black – stone

Concordance

B 113; GGEL 596; NGA 34.14

Comments

The six lithographs that compose this sequence are related to a small number of black paintings done in 1973 in similar vertical formats. In each, a central shape that looks like a stone floats between incised vertical lines. Motherwell frequently drew by incising the ground plane in many formats, particularly in paintings and collages.

...

Read more