Lot 337: ROBERT MOTHERWELL | The Red Queen (W.A.C. 476)
28 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Aquatint and lift-ground etching printed in colors with collage, 1989, initialed in pencil, numbered 26/40 (total edition includes 14 artist's proofs), on Whatman paper, printed by Catherine Mosely, published by the artist and with his blindstamp, released by Waddington Graphics, Ltd., London and with their blindstamp, framed
The print is in good condition, with full margins. Colors are vibrant. Minor discoloration and soiling in the outer margins, including a small spot of soiling in the upper right margin corner and a slight vertical graphite mark in the lower left margin corner. A few tiny specks of foxing. The verso with a few pale stains in the lower margin. A tiny speck of adhesive in the left center margin.
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Dimensions: plate: 602 by 454 mm 23 3/4 by 17 7/8 in