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Paintbrushes, plate four from 1st Etchings

A work made of etching and photoengraving from two plates in black on gray wove paper, tipped onto portfolio page of ivory japanese paper, laid down on four-ply board, and bound in accordion format.

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  • A work made of etching and photoengraving from two plates in black on gray wove paper, tipped onto portfolio page of ivory japanese paper, laid down on four-ply board, and bound in accordion format.

Date:

1967–68

Artist:

Jasper Johns (American, born 1930)
printed by Donn Steward (American, 1921-1986)
bound by Carolyn Horton
published by Universal Limited Art Editions (American, founded 1955)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Jasper Johns

Title

Paintbrushes, plate four from 1st Etchings

Date

1967–1968

Medium

Etching and photoengraving from two plates in black on gray wove paper, tipped onto portfolio page of ivory Japanese paper, laid down on four-ply board, and bound in accordion format

Dimensions

360 × 285 mm (image, upper); 445 × 297 mm (plate, upper); 112 × 92 mm (image, lower); 124 × 103 mm (plate, lower); 649 × 500 mm (primary support); 710 × 562 mm (secondary support); 710 × 1127 mm (open folio); 710 × 565 × 35 mm (closed portfolio)

Credit Line

U.L.A.E. Collection acquired through a challenge grant of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Dittmer; purchased with funds provided by supporters of the Department of Prints and Drawings; Centennial Endowment; Margaret Fisher Endowment Fund

Reference Number

1983.541

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