Arnulf Rainer Backbone 1972–9

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Artwork details

Artist
Arnulf Rainer born 1929
Title
Backbone
Rückgrat
From Five Reds
Date 1972–9
Medium Drypoint on paper
Dimensions Image: 530 x 786 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1982
Reference
P07709
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Catalogue entry

P07709 [from] Five Reds 1972–9 [P07709-P07713; complete]

Five drypoints, on paper approx. 20 7/8 × 30 7/8 (530 × 786), watermarked
‘HAHNEMüHLE’ on P07711, printed by Karl Imhof, Munich, published by Edition Galerie Heiner Friedrich, Munich
Each inscribed ‘A. Rainer’ b.r. and ‘3/35’
Purchased from Galerie Heike Curtze, Vienna (Grant-in-Aid) 1982

P07709 Backbone
Drypoint 11 5/8 × 16 3/8 (295 × 415)

P07710 Combed (Belly)
Drypoint 9 3/8 × 13 1/4 (240 × 335)

P07711 Red Field
Drypoint 12 3/8 × 17 (316 × 432)

P07712 Head Behind
Drypoint 9 1/2 × 13 5/8 (241 × 347)

P07713 Violet Furrows
Drypoint 13 5/8 × 9 7/8 (347 × 251)

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Published in:
The Tate Gallery 1982-84: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions, London 1986

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