25 June 2004
Red-eyed Vireo (Plate CL)
Hand-colored engraving with aquatint and etching, on J Whatman Turkey Mill dated 1832, a few short tears and related creasing, three unobtrusive horizontal printing creases at center, soft creasing and minor surface soiling, otherwise in good condition.
Plate: 19 5/8 x 12 3/8 in. (498 x 314 mm)
Sheet: 39 5/8 x 26 7/8 in. (1006 x 682 mm)
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The photo for Lot 150 should be Lot 149 in the catalogue.
Offered to benefit a new scholarship initiative from Bennington College, this work distils the unique form of abstraction for which the artist would become famous
Ahead of the sale of portraits of four different muses, we focus on the women the artist came to depend on so passionately