Ode to Willian de Kooning 2 by William de Kooning
William de Kooning at this time was one of the most senior and most famous artists to contribute to the portfolio. As the father of gestural expressionism we see in this series of lithographs his mastery of the genre with the ability to capture the essence of the image with minimal strokes of the lithographic pen. The master at work.This is the second of three lithographs in the series that are best understood and studied as a group.
Technical details: Sheet Number 17 of "In Memory Of My Feelings: A Selection of Poems by Frank O'Hara" published by the Museum of Modern Art in 1967. Single unsigned lithograph printed as loose 18 x 12 inch folded folio sheet on Mohawk Superfine Smooth paper. Number 142 of edition number of 2500. Comes with complete provenance including copy of colophon. Special pricing for all three lithographs upon enquiry.