Dieter Roth[title not known] 1970

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Artist
Dieter Roth (1930‑1998)
Title
[title not known]
Date 1970
MediumScreenprint and lithograph on paper
Dimensionsimage: 500 x 700 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by Klaus Anschel in memory of his wife Gerty 1997
Reference
P11490
Not on display

Technique and condition

A screenprint from a portfolio of six double-sided screenprints printed on woodpulp board, laminated on both sides with white chromolux card. Published in an edition of 150, of which this portfolio is number seventy. The screenprints were printed in collaboration with the artist in Stuttgart and Korntal, Germany with printers, Hans Peter Haas, Stuttgart, and Staid & Mayer, Korntal, assembled by Rudolf Rieser and published by the Petersburg Press, London. The structural condition of the prints is characteristic of their construction on woodpulp laminate board; each print has inherent weaknesses and will deteriorate further.

The images on the recto were all initially printed with the Piccadilly image in four colour, off-set lithography. These were then over-printed in screenprint using a range of one to twenty-six colours from stencils drawn by the artist. The verso of each print has a vignette image of the original Piccadilly scene printed in four colour, offset lithography. All six prints are based on the same image of Piccadilly Circus… (read more)

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