United States of America born 1940

Kathan BROWN

United States of America


Gwen pulling a print off the press 1972 Description: one of ten photo-etchings

Collection Title: the portfolio 'The Chuck Close mezzotint "Keith" 1972: a documentation with ten photographic etchings of the work in progress'
Place made: California, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, illustrated books, Intaglio photo-etching with letterpress Support: medium weight white Arches BFK Rives paper
Manufacturer's Mark: upper right corner, 'BFK'
Impression: 13/20
Edition: edition of 20
Place Published: California
Date Published: 1972

Edition Notes: This impression belongs to the portfolio 'The Chuck Close Mezzotint "Keith" 1972: a documentation containing ten photographic etchings of the work in progress'. 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 printing by Patricia Branstead. Total of 19 sheets. Edition 13/20.
Primary Insc: not signed. not dated
Secondary Insc: letterpress, lower left, in black ink 'Gwen pulling a print off the press'
Tertiary Insc: inscribed lower right corner, pencil '15'
Dimensions: image 18.8 h x 22.6 w cm 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 78.620.1.9
Subject: Art style: Photo-realism
Image rights: © Chuck Close