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CR. 327 L'Amour Vénitien

L’Amour Vénitien

 1984

CR. 327 L'Amour Vénitien

etching on German Etching paper
9 x 6 3/4 in. (22.9 x 17.2 cm)
plate size: 4 1/2 x 5 3/4 in. (11.4 x 14.6 cm)

Signature

Signed "Motherwell" in pencil lower left

Inscriptions

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

Edition

20

Proofs

5 AP, numbered I/V-V/V
1 CP
1 PP

Publisher

Carte Blanche, Montmorency, France

Printer

Catherine Mosley, artist’s studio, Provincetown, Massachusetts

Production Sequence

1 color printed in 1 run from 1 copper plate: sanguine – plate

Concordance

B 258

Comments

This line etching is underscored by a pale pink plate tone. It was included in a limited edition of poems by the French critic and poet Marcelin Pleynet titled L'Amour Vénitien, published in 1984 in the Carte Blanche collection directed by Mathias Pérez. The book was printed in 500 examples on ivory vellum and 26 examples on Arches paper. Six examples contain a painting by James Bishop.

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