Catalogue entry

P77242 The Night 1952

La Nuit
Etching 234 × 307 (9 1/4 × 12 1/8) on Rives paper 386 × 460 (15 1/4 × 18 1/8); plate-mark 234 × 307 (9 1/4 × 12 1/8); printed by the artist at Atelier 17, Paris; publisher not known; edition of 16
Inscribed ‘Alechinsky 52’ below image b.r. and ‘La Nuit 6/16’ below image b.l.
Purchased from Galerie Maeght Lelong, Paris (Grant-in-Aid) 1987
Lit:Lanier Graham, The Spontaneous Gesture: Prints and Books of the Abstract Expressionist Era, Canberra 1987, p.13, repr. p.40 (another state). Also repr: Pierre Alechinsky, Pierre Alechinsky: Les Estampes de 1946 à 1972, Paris 1973, p.40 no.89 (another impression)

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Published in:
Tate Gallery: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions 1986-88, London 1996