Black Mountain (State II Red)

Robert Motherwell
Black Mountain (State II Red)
aquatint & etching
1983

An original hand-signed Robert Motherwell aquatint & etching print.

1983

Original aquatint, lift-ground etching and aquatint printed in 2 colors (red, black) in 2 runs from 2 copper plates on Georges Duchène Hawthorne of Larroque handmade paper.

Hand-signed in pencil in the margin lower right Motherwell.

A superb impression of the definitive state, from the edition of 32 (there were 13 additional proofs of various types, for an overall edition of 45), numbered in pencil also lower right. Published by the artist, bearing his blindstamp in the sheet lower right; released by Tyler Graphics Ltd., Bedford Village, New York; printed by Catherine Mosley at the artist’s studio, Greenwich, Connecticut. In excellent condition, with strong, fresh colors, printed on a full sheet.

Catalog: Engberg/Banach 302; Belknap 267.

17 ¾ x 23 5/8 inches

Sheet Size: 24 ¼ x 31 inches