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Original prints: Joan Mitchell (1926-1992): First and Last Prints

Mitchell 1: Sunflowers / Mitchell 2: Trees and Fields / Mitchell 3: First and Last Prints / Mitchell 4: Bedford Series
For brief comments and bibliography, see Mitchell 1

Bird / Brinkman / Frankenthaler / Lledos / Miró / Mitchell / Motherwell / Nevelson / Joan Snyder / Tal-Coat / Tàpies / Van Velde

Womanshow 2006
Weeds I. Original 3-color etching and aquatint, 1992. 25 signed and numbered impressions plus 8 artist's proofs printed on two sheets of paper from 6 copper plates. This is one of the last prints from one of the most important American artists of the 20th century. Scarce! Image size (each sheet): 578x419mm (total size: 578x838mm or 22-3/4x33inches). Price: SOLD.
Little Weeds I. Original color etching and aquatint, 1992. 30 signed & numbered impressions plus 8 artist's proofs printed on 1 sheet of BFK Rives paper from 3 copper plates and torn into three sheets after printing. This is one of the last prints from one of the most important American artists of the 20th century. Image size (each sheet): 235x178mm. Price: SOLD.
Little Weeds II. Original color etching and aquatint, 1992. 30 signed & numbered impressions plus 8 artist's proofs printed on 3 sheets of BFK Rives paper from 9 copper plates. This is one of the last prints from one of the most important American artists of the 20th century. Image size (each sheet): 235x178mm. Price: SOLD.
Untitled for 1¢ Life (From Manet to Hockney: Modern Artists' Illustrated Books (London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1985 n. 135). Original color lithograph, 1964, for the livre d'artiste of the same title edited by Sam Francis and published by E. W. Kornfeld (Berne, 1964). Edition: 2000 unsigned portfolios plus 100 signed by each of the artists printed on handmade paper. Ours is a fresh impression with the usual centerfold fro the regular edition. A rich, dark, mysterious image in black and shades of green. Image size: 410x560. Price: $1000.
Meditations in an emergency. (V&A, pp. 318-319). Original lithograph, 1967. 2500 impressions for a memorial tribute to the poet and art-critic, Frank O'Hara. Published by The Museum of Modern Art, NY. Image size: 303x227mm. Price: SOLD.
Untitled for Fresh Air School. Original color lithograph, 1972, for the large-format exhibition catalogue for an exhibition of paintings by Sam Francis, Joan Mitchell, and Walasse Ting "Assembled and Toured" by the Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, 1972. The catalogue contained one original lithograph by each of the three artists. The catalogue seems modeled upon Derriere le Miroir, the deluxe art review published in Paris by Galerie Maeght consisting of unbound texts and illustrated by original works by the artist or artists featured in exhibitions at the gallery; like it, this was printed by Arte, Adrien Maeght in Paris. Edition: unknown (c. 2000). Ours is a fresh impression with the usual centerfold. Image size: 380x560. Price: $1000.
Tree I. Original 9-color lithograph, 1992. 94 signed and numbered impressions. Image size: 621x507mm. Price: SOLD
Little Tree I. Original lithograph, 1992. Edition: 1000 unsigned memorial cards. Our impression signed within by Mitchell's printer and publisher, Kenneth Tyler, as a remembrance after her untimely death in October 1992. Image size: 160x125mm. Price: SOLD.
Fields 4. Original 3-color etching, aquatint, and carborundum, 1992. 14 signed & numbered impressions printed on white TGL handmade paper. An exceedingly rare work, the edition was limited by the number of pieces that had been printed and signed by Mitchell before her sudden and unexpeced death. One of her most technically rich pieces with a deeply three-dimensional surfce. Image size: 575x418mm. Price: SOLD.

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