Patrick Heron[title not known] 1998-9

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Artist
Patrick Heron (1920‑1999)
Title
[title not known]
Date 1998-9
MediumEtching on paper
Dimensionsunconfirmed: 670 x 800 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 2000
Reference
P78353
Not on display

Summary

The suite of prints from which this etching is taken is one of the last works Patrick Heron made before his death. Over a period of three months between December 1998 and March 1999, Heron worked in his studio with the printer Hugh Stoneman, making drawings for fifteen works in total, from which he selected the eleven plates that make up the portfolio. He finished the drawing for the colophon page on the morning of the day he died. Heron approved the proofs and decided on a sequence for presenting the works shortly before his death. The etchings were printed posthumously, overseen by the artist’s two daughters.

Of the numerous prints Heron produced throughout his career, few were etchings… (read more)

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