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Stonehenge, from "Ruins and Landscapes"

Photo Credit: Rich Sanders, Des Moines

Stonehenge, from "Ruins and Landscapes"

Artist: Philip Pearlstein (American, born 1924)
Date: 1979
Medium: sugar-lift aquatint with roulette work; each print printed with three plates in colors on white unsized Rives B.F.K. paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 29 3/4 x 39 1/2 in. (75.6 x 100.3 cm.)
Plate: 23 3/4 x 33 1/2 in. (60.3 x 85.1 cm.)
Credit Line: Des Moines Art Center Permanent Collections; Gift of Arthur Brody, 1981.48.1-.5
Accession number: 1981.48.1
Classification: print
In Collection(s)
Label TextAlthough Pearlstein's reputation was as a realistic painter of the nude, he primarily painted landscapes in the latter part of the 1950s, in a style related to Abstract Expressionism. Source: Bulletin, May-June, 1982.
SignedPhilip Pearlstein 1979 (L/R margin, pencil)
Inscription42/55 and title (L/L margin, pencil)
Exhibition History"Prints and Poetry" Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA

"Philip Pearlstein, Ruins and Landscapes," Maucker University Union, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa~

"Wanderlust: Artists Seeking, Artists Finding," Des Moines Art Center
Portfolio/Series"Ruins and Landscapes" portfolio
Edition42/55
Each edition consists of 55 edition prints, 7 artist's proofs and 2 printer's proofs. All 15 plates have been cancelled at Condeso & Brokopp Studios were all editions were printed.
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