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CR. 193 Red Sea I

Red Sea I

 1976

CR. 193 Red Sea I

aquatint, lift-ground etching and aquatint on Arches Cover paper
41 1/2 x 29 1/4 in. (105.4 x 74.3 cm)
plate size: 23 3/4 x 19 7/8 in. (60.3 x 50.5 cm)

Signature

Signed "Motherwell" in pencil lower right

Inscriptions

Numbered in pencil lower right; artist's chop mark lower right

Edition

100

Proofs

20 AP, numbered I/XX-XX/XX
HC (unrecorded)
PP (unrecorded)
TP (unrecorded)

Publisher

Abrams Original Editions, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York

Printer

Catherine Mosley, artist’s studio, Greenwich, Connecticut

Production Sequence

2 colors printed in 2 runs from 2 copper plates: 1. red – plate (aquatint); 2. black – plate (lift-ground etching and aquatint)

Concordance

B 158

Comments

This edition was printed to coincide with the publication of Robert Motherwell by H. H. Arnason, a monograph published in 1977 by Harry N. Abrams, New York. The book was the first major study of Motherwell's work and included a preface by Bryan Robertson.

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