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Print361 Iso

Perpetual Summer


Print361 Iso

aquatint, line etching and aquatint, collage
33 x 25 in. (83.8 x 63.5 cm)
plate size: 23 5/8 x 16 7/8 in. (60 x 42.9 cm)


Whatman paper; black Moriki handmade paper


Signed "Motherwell" in pencil lower right


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


26, lettered A-Z


1 archive proof
7 AP, numbered I/VII-VII/VII
2 CP
3 HC
2 PP


Artist; released by Tyler Graphics Ltd., Bedford Village, New York


Catherine Mosley, assisted by Diana Donaldson, artist’s studio, Greenwich, Connecticut

Production Sequence

4 colors (including 1 colored paper) printed in 4 steps from 3 copper plates: 1. orange – plate (aquatint, on Whatman paper); 2. blue – plate (aquatint, on same paper as step 1); 3. black – plate (line etching and aquatint, on second Whatman paper); 4. collage: printed Whatman paper (from step 3) and Moriki paper torn and adhered to printed Whatman paper (from steps 1-2)


B 329


Motherwell chose to assemble each of the prints in this edition by hand. The impressions are lettered. The printed collage elements is a fragment of Black Open (cat. no. 358).


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