RideauStanley William Hayter CBE (1901-88)
Limited edition etching, engraving and softground etching from 1976, titled Rideau (which means curtain in French) (cat. rais. Black & Moorhead 388). Signed, titled and dated, numbered 36/75.
Printed on antique white BFK Rives paper, as an edition of 75 with a further 5 artists proofs.
Hayter produced this work at the age of 75. As he grew older, his colours got brighter and more electric, even fluorescent, and moved in crisscrossing, rhythmic movement. He utilised all the printing methods that printmakers at Atelier 17 had developed in the previous 30 years.
Measurements: 64 x 44 cm image size
Condition: Photographed behind glass in its contemporary Nielsen frame, the print appears to be in excellent condition. Shipping deframed and rolled.
This work has now been sold