Bridget Riley Ra 2 1981

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Artwork details

Artist
Bridget Riley born 1931
Title
Ra 2
Date 1981
Medium Silkscreen print on paper
Dimensions Image: 872 x 763 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by Karsten Schubert 1999
Reference
P11563
Not on display

Technique and condition

The work is a silkscreen print. The composition is a series of coloured stripes printed on a heavy weight white wove paper support. The image is a series of narrow vertical stripes in six different colours, applied flat and even, forming a large rectangle. The print is inscribed in pencil on the bottom margin with the work's title, the number of stripes of each colour, edition number (21/75), the artist's signature and the year, 1981.

On acquisition the print is in good condition apart from slight distortions. It is stored unmounted and framed for display only.

Noa Cahaner McManus
July 1999


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