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Print409 Iso

Three Poems: Je t’aime


Print409 Iso

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


Arches paper; Japanese Gampi handmade paper


Signed “RM” in pencil lower right


Numbered in pencil lower right; inscribed “22” 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 3 aluminum plates: 1. black – plate (on Gampi paper); 2. red – plate (on same paper as step 1); 3. red – plate (on same paper as step 1); 4. Gampi paper adhered to Arches paper (chine appliqué, with Japanese Kitakata handmade paper added between the appliqué sheet and the Arches paper); text printed in letterpress


B 375


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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