THE TOWER

Robert Motherwell
THE TOWER
etching
1988

An original hand-signed Robert Motherwell etching.

1988

Original etching printed in two colors on Johannot wove paper. 

Hand-signed with the artist’s monogram in pencil in the margin lower right RM.

A superb impression of the definitive state, from the edition of 40 (there were 15 additional proofs of various types, for an overall edition of 55), numbered in pencil in the margin also lower right.  One of 22 etchings created by the artist to illustrate the James Joyce book Ulysses, this etching from the separate images only album of the same title.  Published by Arion Press, San Francisco; printed by Robert Townsend at R.E. Townsend, Georgetown, Massachusetts.

Catalog: Engberg/Banach 448; Belknap 386.

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