Mimmo Paladino Sirens, Evening, Western Poet 1986

Artwork details

Artist
Mimmo Paladino born 1948
Title
Sirens, Evening, Western Poet
Sirene, vespero, poeta occidentale
Date 1986
Medium 3 etchings on paper
Dimensions Image: 1873 x 872 mm
image: 1862 x 857 mm
image: 1868 x 580 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1987
Reference
P77179
Not on display

Catalogue entry

P77179 Sirens, Evening, Western Poet 1986
Sirene, vespero, poeta occidentale

Etching, drypoint, sugar-lift aquatint, open-bite, carborundum and gold leaf in three parts, left 1862 × 857 (73 1/4 × 33 3/4), centre 1868 × 850 (73 1/2 × 33 1/2), right 1873 × 872 (73 3/4 × 34 3/8) on Magnani paper, left 1995 × 985 (78 1/2 × 38 3/4), centre 1995 × 980 (78 1/2 × 38 5/8), right 1995 × 985 (78 1/2 × 38 3/4); plate-mark, left 1873 × 869 (73 3/4 × 34 1/4), centre 1877 × 861 (73 7/8 × 33 7/8), right 1885 × 884 (74 1/4 × 34 3/4); overall displayed dimensions variable; printed by Giorgio Upiglio at Grafica Uno, Milan and published by Waddington Graphics in an edition of 28 plus 10 artist's proofs Each sheet inscribed ‘M. Paladino 1986’ below image b.r. and ‘27/28’ below image b.l. and impressed with the publisher's stamp ‘WG’, the artist's monogram ‘MP’ and the printer's stamp ‘GU’ below image b.r.
Purchased from Waddington Graphics (Grant-in-Aid) 1987
Lit: Richard E. Caves, ‘Mimmo Paladino: Recent Prints in Context’, in Mimmo Paladino: Etchings, Woodcuts and Linocuts 1983–86, exh. cat., Waddington Graphics 1986, [p.5], repr. [p.19] (col., another state). Also repr: Art in America, vol.74, no.5, May 1986, p.27 (col., another impression); Mimmo Paladino, exh. cat., Fuji Television Gallery, Tokyo 1987, [pp.32–3] (col., another impression)

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Published in:
Tate Gallery: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions 1986-88, London 1996

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