James Stephens, Joyce and John Sullivan in Paris
Collection Title: from the portfolio "James Joyce in Paris/ Nine etchings 1983-1984".
London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique:
prints, Intaglio Etching and aquatint Support: Arches BFK Rives France- medium-weight white lightly textured wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark upper right " BFK RIVES/FRANCE [ followed by a symbol resembling a horizontal figure eight]".
Impression: Edition of 50 plus 18 artist's proofs and 4 printer's proofs. 40 of the 50 sets bound in a cloth portfolio.
Edition: edition of 75.
Publisher: Waddington Galleries Limited
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1984
Edition Notes: Editioned by Aldo Crommelynck at Atelier Crommelynck in Paris. This set is one of 40 green cloth bound portfolio's . Although the title page states that there are nine etchings in this portfolio, only seven were published.The two prints mentioned in the contents page, not included in the set released for publication are " Drawing of Joyce by Constantin Brancusi" and " portrait of Joyce by Brancusi" According to Alan Cristea of Waddington Graphics, the Brancusi family objected to their release.
Primary Insc: signed below platemark l.r., pencil "Peter Blake" Numbered below platemark l.l., pencil "20/75" Watermark u.r. (inverted) "BFK RIVES/ France ..."
Tertiary Insc: verso: inscribed l.r, in pencil " 1989.22228.5"
plate-mark 13.0 h x 18.0 w cm sheet 25.2 h x 33.1 w cm
: Purchased 1989 Accession No
: NGA 89.2228.5 Image rights
: © Peter Blake. Licensed by VISCOPY, Australia.