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CR. 299 The 40s

The 40s

 1983

CR. 299 The 40s

aquatint and lift-ground etching on Moulin du Gué Rives de Lin paper
14 1/8 x 15 5/8 (35.9 x 39.7 cm)
plate size: 6 x 7 3/4 in. (15.2 x 19.7 cm)

Signature

Signed "Motherwell" in pencil lower right

Inscriptions

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

Edition

80

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 2 copper plates: 1. cream – plate (aquatint); 2. black – plate (lift-ground etching and aquatint)

Concordance

B 177

Comments

Though Motherwell completed this print in 1977, it was not officially published until 1983. Several impressions were released prior to 1983 on paper measuring 24 x 18 in. (61 x 45.7 cm).

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