Richard Smith
[no title] 1981

Artwork details

Richard Smith 1931–2016
[no title]
Date 1981
Medium Etching on paper
Dimensions Image: 450 x 372 mm
Acquisition Purchased 1981
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Catalogue entry

P07512 [from] DRAWING BOARDS (CHINE COLLÉ) 1981 [P07511-P07512; incomplete]

Both inscribed ‘R. Smith 81’ bottom right and ‘5/30’
Two etchings with collaged paper, printed at Aeropress, New York, published by Bernard Jacobson, P 07511 21 3/8×13 3/8 (54.2×34), P 07512 17 3/4×14 5/8 (45×37.2)
Purchased from Bernard Jacobson (Grant-in-Aid) 1980

Two prints from each of two sets of five [P07509-P07510 and P07511-P07512]. Smith made both sets at Aeropress, using the plates made for the colour set in 1980 for a black set in the following year. In the second set the aquatint tone base is replaced by collaged buff-coloured, flecked rice paper.

Published in:
The Tate Gallery 1980-82: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions, London 1984

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