Boris Jesih

The Apple Tree and the Grafts

1979

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Original title
Jublana Api
Medium
Lithograph on paper
Dimensions
Image: 875 x 665 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Purchased 1981
Reference
P07588

Catalogue entry

P07588 THE APPLE TREE AND THE GRAFTS 1979

Inscribed ‘B Jesih’ bottom right and ‘1979’ and ‘EA V IX’
Lithograph, printed and published by the artist (edition size not known), 34 3/8×26 1/8 (87.5×66.5)
Purchased from the artist (Grant-in-Aid) 1981

Jesih uses photography with drawing to obtain a soft-focus effect similar to coarse-grained photographic printing, making a lyrical but at the same time quasi-documentary image of a tree.

Published in:
The Tate Gallery 1980-82: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions, London 1984