Raymond MasonMan in the Street (large version) 1976

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Raymond Mason (1922‑2010)
Man in the Street (large version)
Date 1976
MediumLithograph on paper
Dimensionsimage: 615 x 540 mm
Acquisition Purchased 1987
View this artwork by appointment, at Tate Britain's Prints and Drawings Rooms

Catalogue entry

P77190 Man in the Street (Large Version) 1976

Lithograph 615 × 540 (24 1/4 × 21 1/4) on wove Arches paper 833 × 606 (32 3/4 × 23 7/8); printed by Arte, Paris and published by Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris and Gallery Pierre Matisse, New York in an edition of 75; artist's proof aside from the edition
Inscribed ‘Raymond Mason 1976.’ below image b.r., and ‘a.p./1’ and ‘Man in the Street’ below image b.l.
Purchased from Marlborough Graphics (Grant-in-Aid) 1987

At several points in his career Mason has produced groups of prints based on black and white pen and ink drawings done in the open air. A number of such prints were produced in 1968, in 1976 and in 1986. This print is one of several made in 1976. It substantially reproduces, in composition and detail, although in reverse, a small pen and ink drawing from a series of six entitled ‘Faces of the City’, executed in 1962 (private collection, each 660 × 420, repr… (read more)

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