etching & aquatint
An original hand-signed Sam Francis etching & aquatint print.
Original etching and aquatint printed in 10 colors (pink, violet, yellow-green, medium blue, ultramarine blue, emerald green, black, dark red, red, springtime yellow) on Fabriano wove paper.
Hand-signed in pencil in the margin lower right Sam Francis.
A superb artist’s proof impression of the definitive state, apart from the numbered edition of 30, annotated in pencil in the margin lower right (the overall edition is 42). Published by 2RC Edizione d’Arte, Rome, bearing their blindstamp in the margin lower left; printed by Dino Despetro, Raffaele D’Orsogna, Piero Feliciotti, Adriano Corazi, Antonio Di Leo, Giuseppi Di Leo, Romeo Ramos, and Stefano Schiavo under the supervision of Eleonora and Valter Rossi at Vigna Antoniniana Satmperia d’Arte, Rome, bearing its blaindstamp in the sheet also lower left.
Catalog: Lembark I 97; SFE-069RC.
38 x 78 inches
Sheet Size: 45 5/8 x 95 inches