Octavio Paz Suite: Nocturne VIII
25 3/8 x 21 1/4 in. (64.5 x 54 cm)
Arches paper; Japanese Gampi handmade paper
Image transferred from Mylar to aluminum plate by Maurice Sanchez, Derriere l’Etoile Studios, New York
2 colors (including 1 colored paper) printed in 2 steps from 1 aluminum plate: 1. black – plate (on Gampi paper); 2. Gampi paper adhered to Arches paper (chine appliqué, with Japanese Kitakata handmade paper added between the appliqué sheet and the Arches paper)
Motherwell executed the drawing for this print in 1967. See also general entry for Octavio Paz Suite (cat. nos. 415-444) and Three Poems (cat. nos. 387.1-.27).