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Chuck CLOSE

United States of America born 1940

Text page with acknowledgements from 'Keith'
Collection Title: the portfolio 'The Chuck Close Mezzotint "Keith" 1972 - a documentation with ten photographic etchings of the work in progress'
Materials & Technique: prints, illustrated books, Intaglio letterpress type Support: medium-weight white Arches BFK Rives paper
Impression: 13/20
Edition: edition of 20
Publisher: CROWN POINT PRESS
Place Published: California
Date Published: 1972

Edition Notes: This impression belongs to the portfolio "The Chuck Close Mezzotint "Keith" 1972". Published by Crown Point Press, Oakland, California. Text by Kathan Brown, photographs by Kathan Brown and Ron Greenberg with Photo-etching plates by Ron Greenberg and printed by Patrcia Branstead. Edition 20/20.
Primary Insc: not signed.
Secondary Insc: letterpress type in black ink, centre middle, "this book was made for the participants, in the hope that it's context may be vauluable of interesting in the/ future. There are twenty copies, the first ten of which are dsitributed as follows" inscribed in pencil, middle centre, "number 13"
Dimensions: sheet 37.5 h x 28.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: The Butler Institute of American Art, 'Chuck Close Editions: a catalogue raisonne and exhibition', Youngstown Ohio, 1989
Acknowledgement: Gift of Ivan Durrant 1978.
Accession No: NGA 78.620.2.9
Subject: Art style: Photo-realism