etching, aquatint & drypoint
An original hand-signed Richard Diebenkorn etching, aquatint & drypoint print.
Original etching, aquatint and drypoint printed in colors on BFK Rives wove paper
Signed with the artist’s initials and dated in pencil in the margin lower right RD 86.
A superb impression of the definitive state, from the edition of 60 (there 10 additional artist’s proofs, for an overall edition of 70), numbered, in pencil in the margin lower left. Published by Crown Point Press, San Francisco, bearing its blindstamp in the sheet; printed by Marcia Bartholme at Crown Point Press.
Catalog: RD 3100.
15 7/8 x 29 7/8 inches
Sheet Size: 26 x 40 inches
I don’t think anyone in history has made color aquatints more beautiful than those of Richard Diebenkorn, and in one short period in 1986 he made three of his most beautiful: Indigo Horizontal, Red-Yellow-Blue, and Green.
– Kathan Brown, founder Crown Point Press