Boris Jesih
The Apple Tree and the Grafts 1979

Artwork details

Artist
Boris Jesih born 1943
Title
The Apple Tree and the Grafts
Jublana Api
Date 1979
Medium Lithograph on paper
Dimensions Image: 875 x 665 mm
Collection
No information available
Reference
P07588
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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

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