Giuseppe Penone[no title] 2000

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Artist
Giuseppe Penone (born 1947)
Title
[no title]
Date 2000
MediumEtching on paper mounted onto paper
Dimensionsimage: 192 x 147 mm support: 431 x 355 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 2001
Reference
P78580
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Summary

This is one of a suite of eleven images and twelve pages of text from the portfolio entitled Footsteps on Mulberry Tree Tops. The portfolio was produced in an edition of twenty-one plus four artist’s proofs. Tate’s copy is the twentieth in the edition, the first half of which was published in book form, the second as loose leaves in a box. The images were printed from plates made in the artist’s studio in San Raffaele, Turin by the publisher Jacob Samuel in Santa Monica, California. They were all made using the chin collé technique and a combination of softground etching, spitbite, hardground etching, whiteground aquatint and drypoint.

Penone grew up in an Italian farming community and now lives and works in Turin… (read more)

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