Robert MOTHERWELL, Soot - black stone no.5 Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1915 – 1991

Soot - black stone no.5 1973 Place made: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic lithograph printed in black ink from one stone Support: white, handmade, Georges Duchêne Hawthorne of Larroque paper
Manufacturer's Mark: lower right corner, 'RM'
Impression: right to print
Edition: edition of 53 plus 12 artists proofs, numbered I-XII, 1 colour proof, 3 Gemini G.E.L. impressions, 1 printers proof, 1 right to print, 3 trial proofs, and 1 work proof
Publisher: GEMINI G.E.L.
Place Published: Los Angeles
Date Published: 1975

Edition Notes: Printer - Serge Lozingot, assisted by Jeff Balsmeyer, Gemini G.E.L.
Primary Insc: signed and dated, upper right corner, on plate, 'RM 73 [reversed]' signed, lower right corner, in pencil, 'Motherwell'
Secondary Insc: inscribed, lower right corner, in pencil, 'OK to print'
Tertiary Insc: embossed, lower right corner, Gemini G.E.L. chop embossed, lower right corner, copyright symbol [encircled by text] 'ROBERT MOTHERWELL' verso: stamped, lower left corner, in light grey ink, 'GEMINI G.E.L./LOS ANGELES, CALIF.' verso: inscribed, lower left corner, in pencil, '1973 RM73-535'
Dimensions: image 76.2 h x 45.8 w cm sheet (irregular) 90.6 h x 61.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Engberg/Banach, 2003
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.1123
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