Susan Rothenberg

Untitled (May No. 2)

1979

On display at Tate Modern

Artist
Susan Rothenberg born 1945
Medium
Etching and aquatint on paper
Dimensions
Image: 350 x 300 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented in memory of Louise Bernbaum by her American friends through the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1988
Reference
P11203

Catalogue entry

P11203 Untitled (May no.2) 1979

Soft ground, sugar lift, aquatint, spit-bite, scraping and burnishing 350 × 300 (13 3/4 × 11 3/4) on Fabriano etching paper 752 × 555 (29 1/2 × 22); plate-mark 350 × 300 (13 3/4 × 11 3/4); printed by Gretchen Gelb and Peter Drake at Aeropress, New York and published by Parasol Press, New York in an edition of 45
Inscribed ‘S. Rothenberg 1979 May 2 32/45’ up left hand side of image
Presented in memory of Louise Bernbaum by her American friends through the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1988
Lit: ‘Prints & Photographs Published’, Print Collector's Newsletter, vol.10, Jan.–Feb. 1980, p.203, as ‘#2’; Jeremy Lewison, ‘Form & Expression in Susan Rothenberg's Prints’ in Susan Rothenberg: The Prints, Philadelphia 1987, pp.9–11; Rachael Robertson Maxwell, ‘A Catalogue Raisonné’ in Susan Rothenberg: The Prints, Philadelphia 1987, no.4, p.37, repr. p.36 in col. (unspecified impression); Wendy Weitman, ‘Susan Rothenberg: Painter as Etcher’ in Susan Rothenberg: The Prints, Philadelphia 1987, p.19; Friends of the Tate Gallery Report 1987 – 8, 1988, p.18, repr. Also repr: Susan Rothenberg Prints 1977–1984, exh. cat., Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston 1984, no.3 (unspecified impression); Contemporary Prints, sale cat., Sotheby's, New York, 14 Nov. 1987, lot 856

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Published in:
Tate Gallery: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions 1986-88, London 1996

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