Hannah Wilke - Editions New York Tuesday, June 8, 2010 | Phillips

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  • Catalogue Essay

    This print, Hername (inspired by an earlier painting of 1978), creates a descriptive self-portrait of the artist using her first name to spell out sixteen words in each plate, such as "archangel", "epiphany", and "fragile".



Etching (from sixteen individual plates), on Rives BFK paper, with full margins,
I. 23 1/4 x 18 1/4 in. (59.1 x 46.4 cm);
S. 36 1/4 x 26 1/4 in. (92.1 x 66.7 cm)

signed, dated `78-91' and numbered 29/30 in pencil, published by Volatile Editions and Mark Patsfall Graphics, Cincinnati (with their inkstamps on the reverse), in excellent condition, unframed.

$2,500 - 3,500 

Sold for $1,875


8 June 2010
New York