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Print296 Iso

House of Atreus


Print296 Iso

aquatint, lift-ground etching and aquatint on Moulin du Gué Rives de Lin paper
12 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. (31.8 x 26.7 cm)
plate size: 4 7/8 x 4 in. (12.4 x 10.2 cm)


Signed "Motherwell" in pencil lower center


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




6 AP, numbered I/VI-VI/VI


Artist; released by Brooke Alexander Inc., New York


Catherine Mosley, artist’s studio, Greenwich, Connecticut

Production Sequence

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


B 174


Though Motherwell completed this print in 1977, it was not officially published until 1983. The paper was torn down from the original sheet size of 22 x 30 in. (55.9 x 76.2 cm). Several impressions of this edition were released prior to 1983 on paper measuring 20 x 14 in. (50.8 x 35.6 cm). Some artist's proof impressions measure 20 x 14 in. (50.8 x 35.6 cm).


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