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CR. 256 Primal Sign I

Primal Sign I

 1980

CR. 256 Primal Sign I

28 1/2 x 21 1/2 in. (72.4 x 54.6 cm)
plate size: 23 1/2 x 18 in. (59.7 x 45.7 cm) and 23 1/2 x 9 3/4 in. (59.7 x 24.8 cm)

Signature

Signed "Motherwell" in pencil lower right

Inscriptions

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

Edition

60

Proofs

10 AP, numbered I/X-X/X
1 CP

Publisher

Artist; released by Brooke Alexander, Inc., New York

Printer

Catherine Mosley, artist’s studio, Greenwich, Connecticut

Production Sequence

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

Concordance

B 223

Comments

The black plate measures 23 1/2 x 18 in.; the brown plate measures 23 1/2 x 9 3/4 in.

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