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CR. 384 French Revolution Bicentennial Suite III

French Revolution Bicentennial Suite III


CR. 384 French Revolution Bicentennial Suite III

aquatint, lift-ground etching and aquatint, photoengraving, and collage
16 7/8 x 20 1/8 in. (42.9 x 51.1 cm)
plate size: 9 7/8 x 13 3/4 in. (25.1 x 34.9 cm)


Whatman paper; Arches paper


Signed "Motherwell" in pencil lower right


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




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


Artist; released by Waddington Graphics Ltd., London


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

Production Sequence

4 colors printed in 5 steps from 4 copper plates: 1. blue – plate (aquatint, on Whatman paper); 2. red – plate (lift-ground etching and aquatint, on same paper as step 1); 3. black – plate (photoengraving, on Arches paper); 4. black – plate (photoengraving, on same paper as step 3); 5. collage: two pieces of Arches paper (from steps 3 and 4) torn and adhered to Whatman paper


B 351


See Comments for cat. no. 383.


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