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CR. 527 Untitled

Untitled

 1991

CR. 527 Untitled

lithograph, screenprint, and linoleum print on Somerset paper
34 1/2 x 28 1/2 in. (87.6 x 72.4 cm)

Signature

Signed “R. Motherwell” in pencil

Inscriptions

Inscribed “ok to print” in pencil

Edition

Uneditioned

Proofs

1 BAT

Publisher

Unpublished at the time of the artist’s death; intended to be an artist-published edition

Printer

Bruce Porter, assisted by Daniel Lantow and Steve Toole (lithography and linoleum printing) and Bob Blanton (screenprinting), Trestle Editions Limited, New York

Production Sequence

15 colors (one color run twice) from 3 sillkscreen runs; 2 linoleum runs; and 11 lithography runs on aluminum plates

Concordance

First cataloguing

Comments

This print and cat. nos. 528-532 represent the last six images Motherwell worked on before his death. The elaborate staging of the project was organized by Bruce Porter, who brought proofs to Motherwell's Greenwich, Connecticut, studio for review. Motherwell intended to copublish editions with Porter following the completion of these six prints.

This print is based on Untitled (Blue with Brown on Beige), a collage from 1990 (illustrated above). The image size of the print is 28 x 22 1/2 in. (71.1 x 57.2 cm).

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