Sir Eduardo PaolozziFrom Early Italian Poets 1974-6

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Artist
Sir Eduardo Paolozzi (1924‑2005)
Title
From Early Italian Poets
Date 1974-6
MediumScreenprint on paper
Dimensionsimage: 737 x 536 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented anonymously through the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1980
Reference
P01999
Not on display

Catalogue entry

P01999 [from] CALCIUM LIGHT NIGHT 1974–6 [P01992-P01999; P07621; complete]
Four inscribed ‘Eduardo Paolozzi 1974’ bottom right, four inscribed ‘1975’.
Eight screenprints, printed at Advanced Graphics and published by the artist in an edition of 200, (the 9th print of this set was purchased later in 1982: P 07621), in range 27 1/2 × 20 1/8 – 31 1/8× 20 1/8 (69.7 × 51 –78.8 × 51.1)
Presented anonymously through the Friends of the Tate 1980
Lit: op.cit., nos.177–185

The nine prints of the complete set are individually titled: ‘Allegro Moderato Fireman's Parade’ 1974, ‘Central Park in the Dark Some 40 Years Ago’ 1974, ‘The Children's Hour’ 1974, ‘Largo to Presto’ 1974, ‘Aeschylus and Socrates’ 1975, ‘Calcium Light Night’ 1975, ‘Four German Songs’ 1975, ‘From Early Italian Poets’ 1975 and ‘Nettleton’ 1976. This set contains references to the life and works of Charles Ives. It was begun while Paolozzi was in Berlin in 1974 and printed at Advanced Graphics between 1974 and 1976. It was to have been published by Propyläen Verlag, Berlin, but Paolozzi took over the whole edition and published it himself… (read more)

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