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Catalpa Maiden about to Touch Herself

A work made of color lithograph on gray handmade wove paper.
© Estate of Marisol

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  • A work made of color lithograph on gray handmade wove paper.

Date:

1973

Artist:

Marisol (Marisol Escobar) (American, born France, 1930-2016)
published by Universal Limited Art Editions (American, founded 1955)

About this artwork

Although Marisol made this print almost ten years after The Kiss, she was still involved in self-portraiture and erotic themes. Here, the title refers to the catalpa tree in the Grosmans’ yard, the leaves of which the artist used to create stencils of her arms, hands, and lips.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Marisol

Title

Catalpa Maiden about to Touch Herself

Date

Made 1973

Medium

Color lithograph on gray handmade wove paper

Dimensions

1,020 × 720 mm (image/sheet)

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

1982.838

Copyright

© Estate of Marisol

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