Roig i Negre, no 1 by Antoni Tapies

This work is a powerful example of the print medium of carborundum etching, one of the most direct and painterly of all printing methods.

Details

Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
95 x 125 cm
Art Fund grant:
£7,000 ( Total: £10,000)
Acquired in:
1992
Vendor:
Redfern Gallery

The textural and tonal quality achieved through the use of carborundum means that this etching approaches the qualities seen in Tapies' paintings.

Provenance

Ediciones Poligrafa, Barcelona; Redfern Gallery.

Venue details

Fitzwilliam Museum Trumpington Street, CAMBRIDGE Cambridgeshire CB2 1RB 01223 332900 www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk

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