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Antoni Tàpies: Large and Very Large Intaglios (etching, aquaint, carborundum, flocking)

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Roba interieur (Galfetti 294). Original color etching with carborundum, aquatint, and hand-coloring, 1972. 75 signed and numbered impressions on Guarro paper made especialy for this work.published by Ediciones Poligrafa in Barcelona. Ours is an HC impression. Image size: 600x773mm. Price: $8250.
Arc et colonnes (Galfetti 580). Original color etching with carborundum and aquatint, 1976. 50 signed and numbered impressions on Arches paper published by Galeria Maeght in Barcelona. Image size: 560x760mm. Price: $8100.
Negre i roig III: Fora (Galfetti 611). Original color etching with carborundum, aquatint, and flocking, 1976. 75 signed and numbered impressions on Guarro paper published by Ediciones Poligrafa in Barcelona. Illustrated in Tàpies in Print, the book published by the Museum of Modern Art for their Retrospective of Tàpies' original prints and reproduced in the New York Times for their review of the show. One of Tàpies' most beautiful and important prints. Image size: 560x760mm. Price: $12.500.
Negre i roig V: A damunt vermell (Galfetti 613). Original color etching with flocking and aquatint, 1976. 75 signed and numbered impressions on Guarro paper published by Ediciones Poligrafa in Barcelona, of which ours is n. 53/75. This is a an inadequate representation of the wonderfulness of this piece. In real life, this is, in fact, one of Tàpies richest and most beautiful prints. Image size: 560x760mm. Price: $11,500.
Negre i roig VI: Signes negres (Galfetti 614). Original color etching with carborundum and aquatint, 1976. 75 signed and numbered impressions on Guarro paper published by Ediciones Poligrafa in Barcelona. Image size: 560x760mm. Price: $11,500.
Negre i roig V: Lettra C (Galfetti 620). Original color etching with carborundum and aquatint, 1976. 75 signed and numbered impressions on Guarro paper published by Ediciones Poligrafa in Barcelona (of which ours is n. 21/75). Image size: 560x760mm. Price: $10,000.

The color of the paper is actualy the same as the one above it and the one below it.
Negre i roig XV: Espiral (Galfetti 623). Original color etching with carborundum and aquatint, 1976. 75 signed and numbered impressions on Guarro paper published by Ediciones Poligrafa in Barcelona. There is a full-page illustration of this piece in Antoni Tàpies: Obras gráficas dos anos '80 / Graphic Works of the '80s (Centro Cultural Sao Lourenço, Portugal, 1989. Image size: 560x760mm. Price: $11,000.
Z (Galfetti 802). Original color etching with carborundum and aquatint, 1981. 30 signed and numbered impressions on Arches paper published by Maeght Editeur in Paris. Image size: 500x650mm. Price: $8500.
Pont / Bridge (G. 795). Original color aquatint with carborundum, resins, and embossing, 1981. 30 signed & numbered impressions on Guarro paper measuring 780x1065mm (30-3/4x41-3/4 inches) printed by J, Barbarà, Barcelona, and published by Galerie Lelong, Paris, of which this is 25/30. There were also 15 signed and numbered HC impressions and 2 artist's proofs. One of Tàpies' most magnificent prints. Image size: 685x920mm. Price: $20,000.

The photograph, illuminated only by the ceiling spotlights at night in an otherwise dark space, is flatter than the true image.
Antoni Tàpies (Spanish, b. 1923), Roig i negre II (G. 1021). Original color etching with carborundum on heavy handmade paper, 1985. 99 signed & numbered impressions. Exhibited at the 1986 Chicago International Art Show (Navy Pier). Image size: 960x1250mm (37-3/4x49-1/4 inches). Price: $27,500.

The photograph, illuminated only by the ceiling spotlights at night in an otherwise dark space, is much flatter than the true image: the surface of the image has a substantial 3-dimensional element.
Antoni Tàpies (Spanish, b. 1923), Roig i negre V (G. 1024). Original color etching with carborundum on heavy handmade paper, 1985. 99 signed & numbered impressions. Exhibited at the 1986 Chicago International Art Show (Navy Pier). Image size: 960x1250mm (37-3/4x49-1/4 inches). Price: $27,500.

The photograph, illuminated only by the ceiling spotlights at night in an otherwise dark space, is flatter than the true image: the surface of the image has a substantial 3-dimensional element.

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