Prunella CloughFloat 1950

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Artist
Prunella Clough (1919‑1999)
Title
Float
Date 1950
MediumLithograph on paper
Dimensionsimage: 168 x 114 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1984
Reference
P07909

Catalogue entry

P07909 Float 1950

Lithograph 6 3/4×4 1/2 (170 × 116) from one stone, printed by the artist (not editioned)
Not inscribed
Purchased from the artist (Grant-in-Aid) 1984

These three lithographs [P07906, P07907, P07909]were printed by Clough in her own studio where she had a lithography press set up. She did not make editions but printed five or ten copies of each image. She used stones, sometimes drawing on them directly and sometimes using transfer paper, treating the medium as experimental and exploring textures and tonal effects similar to those she was using in drawings, in which line and tone and rubbed textures like frottages were combined… (read more)

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