United States of America 1915 – 1991

Soot - black stone no.4 1975 Materials & Technique: prints, planographic lithograph printed in black ink from one stone Support: off-white, Georges Duchene Hawthorne of Larroque handmade paper
Manufacturer's Mark: lower right, 'RM'; lower left, Gemini G.E.L. symbol
Impression: right to print
Edition: edition of 50 plus 11 artists proofs, numbered I-XI, 1 colour proof, 3 Gemini G.E.L. impressions, 1 printers proof, 1 right to print, 1 trial proofs, and 1 work proof
Publisher: GEMINI G.E.L.
Place Published: Los Angeles
Date Published: 1975

Edition Notes: Printer - Serge Lozingot, Gemini G.E.L.
Primary Insc: signed, lower right corner, in pencil, 'Motherwell' not dated not titled
Secondary Insc: inscribed, lower right corner, in pencil, '/RTP'
Tertiary Insc: embossed, lower right corner, Gemini G.E.L. chop embossed, lower right corner, copyright symbol [encircled by text] 'ROBERT MOTHERWELL' verso: inscribed, lower left corner, in pencil, '1973 RM73-534' verso: stamped, lower left corner, in light grey ink, 'GEMINI G.E.L./LOS ANGELES, CALIF.'
Dimensions: image 76.2 h x 45.7 w cm sheet 89.6 h x 62.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Engberg/Banach, 2003
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.1122
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