Barnett NewmanCanto II 1963-4

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Artist
Barnett Newman (1905‑1970)
Title
Canto II
Date 1963-4
MediumLithograph on paper
Dimensionsimage: 385 x 327 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by Mrs Annalee Newman, the artist's widow 1972
Reference
P01028
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Catalogue entry

Barnett Newman 1905-1970
P01027-44 Eighteen Cantos 1963-4
Series of eighteen lithographs of various sizes
Presented by Mrs Annalee Newman 1972
Exh:Series, Tate Gallery, December 1977-January 1978 (1)
Lit:Thomas B. Hess, Barnett Newman (New York 1971), pp.126-32, Cantos I, IV, VI, VII, VIII, IX and XIV repr.; Riva Castleman, Modern Prints since 1942 (London 1973), p.70, Canto VI repr. p.71; Michael Knigin and Murray Zimiles, The Contemporary Lithographic Workshop around the World (New York 1974), p.171, Canto III repr. p.176; Riva Castleman, Prints of the Twentieth Century (London 1976), p.138
P01027CANTO I1963
Inscribed 'Canto I 14/18' b.l. and 'Barnett Newman 9/63' b.r.
Lithograph, 14 3/4 x 12 3/8 (37.5 x 31.5) on paper 24 7/8 x 20 (63.3 x 51… (read more)

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