Signs on Copper

Robert Motherwell
Signs on Copper
aquatint & etching
1981

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

1981

Original aquatint, lift-ground etching and aquatint printed in colors on German Etching paper.

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

A superb printer’s proof impression of the only state, annotated by hand in pencil also in the margin lower right (there were 53 impressions in the numbered edition, plus 10 artist’s proofs). Published by the artist, released by Petersburg Press, London and New York; printed by Catherine Mosley at the artist’s studio Greenwich, Connecticut.

Catalog: Engberg/Banach 286; Belknap 252.

17 3/4 x 23 1/2 inches

Sheet Size: 26 3/4 x 31 3/4 inches