Three Poems - A Throw of the Dice by Robert Motherwell
A Throw of the Dice 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 a two page folio sheet that includes text of the poem printed in Spanish (red) and English (black) 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 a two page folio without frame or manipulation. Comes with complete provenance including copy of colophon signed by Robert Motherwell and Octavio Paz.