Three Poems - Blue Gesture by Robert Motherwell
Blue Gesture continues Motherwell's exploration of black on white in Three Poems utilizing a variety of image techniques and paper colors to produce a diverse aesthetic. This work is the first of twelve lithographs connected to the poem titled "Return, for Jose Alvarado." The lithograph is part of an 4 page folio that includes text of the poem printed in Spanish (red) and English (black) and the title of the Poem as illustrated. An impressive piece in pristine condition for discerning collectors.
Technical Details: Printed in 1988 by Trestle Editions Limited, New York. Paper size 21.5 x 18 inches; Chine applique of Japanese to Cartiere Enrico Magnani paper. Edition number 89 of 750. Taken directly from deluxe bound book of prints as full 4 page folio without frame or manipulation. Comes with complete provenance including copy of colophon signed by Robert Motherwell and Octavio Paz.