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CR. 403 Three Poems: Blue Gesture

Three Poems: Blue Gesture


CR. 403 Three Poems: Blue Gesture

lithograph, linoleum block print, and chine appliqué; letterpress
21 1/2 x 36 in. (54.6 x 91.4 cm)


Arches paper; Japanese Masa Dosa handmade paper


Signed “RM” in pencil lower right


Numbered in pencil lower right; inscribed “16” in pencil on reverse by publisher; (c) ink stamp for poetry, lithography and translation on reverse

Production Sequence

4 colors (including 1 colored paper) printed in 4 steps from 2 aluminum plates and 1 linoleum block: 1. black – plate (on Masa Dosa paper); 2. blue – plate (on same paper as step 1); 3. blue – linoleum block (on same paper as step 1); 4. Masa Dosa paper adhered to Arches paper (chine appliqué); text printed in letterpress


B 369


Motherwell executed the drawing for this print in 1967. See also general entry for Three Poems (cat. nos. 387.1-.27)


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