Stanley William Hayter - Editions & Works on Paper New York Monday, October 24, 2022 | Phillips

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  • This image is Hayter's first color print and depicts the artist's then wife, Helen Phillips, cradling their newborn son Augy.


    ... in San Francisco in 1940, a print, Maternity, was made in which one opaque color, orange, and two transparent colors, blue and ochre, were printed in tempera on damp paper, using silk screens to replace stencils, and finally overprinted with black in intaglio from the plate. - Stanley William Hayter, New Ways of Gravure, 1949, p. 159

    • Provenance

      Kennedy Galleries, Inc., New York
      Lunn Gallery, Washington, D.C.

    • Literature

      Peter Black and Désirée Moorhead 132


Maternité (Maternity) (B. & M. 132)

Etching and screenprint in colors, on Montval laid paper, with margins.
I. 9 x 7 1/2 in. (22.9 x 19.1 cm)
S. 13 1/4 x 11 in. (33.7 x 27.9 cm)

Signed, titled, dated and numbered 14/50 in pencil (there were also 5 artist's proofs), framed.

Full Cataloguing

$1,000 - 2,000 

Sold for $1,638

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Editions & Works on Paper

New York Auction 24 - 26 October 2022