P11198 Untitled 1987
Monotype in oil paint 760 × 570 (30 × 22 1/2) on heavy handmade paper, same size; printed by Garner Tullis at Garner Tullis Workshop, Santa Barbara
Inscribed ‘Thérèse Oulton’ b.r.
Presented by Garner H. Tullis and Pamela Auchincloss 1988
Lit: Phyllis Plous, ‘Monotype Today’, in Collaborations in Monotype, exh. cat., University Art Museum, Santa Barbara 1988, pp.16, 21, 42; David Cohen, ‘Thérèse Oulton's Printmaking’, Print Quarterly, vol.6, no.4, Dec. 1989, pp.421–39, fig.192
P11198 has a pronounced central division. In the area to the right the paint has been harshly worked with etcher's scrim, allowing areas of white paper to show through. By contrast, the area to the left has a rich pattern made up of discrete brushstrokes in a range of colours, including russet, red, orange, green, blue, grey, brown and black. A different type of patterning, with different qualities of brushstrokes, fills the lower third of the image…