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Principle of Detachment, from QED

A work made of chine collé and aquatint on ivory wove paper.

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  • A work made of chine collé and aquatint on ivory wove paper.

Date:

1974

Artist:

Mel Bochner (American, born 1940)
printed by Crown Point Press (American, founded 1962)
published by Parasol Press (American)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Mel Bochner

Title

Principle of Detachment, from QED

Place

United States (Artist's nationality)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

1974

Medium

Chine collé and aquatint on ivory wove paper

Inscriptions

Signed and dated lower right, below plate, in graphite: "Mel Bochner 1974"; inscribed lower left, below plate, in graphite: "Principle of Detachment;" inscribed lower center, below plate, in graphite: "17/25"; blindstamp lower right: "CROWN POINT PRESS / KATHAN BROWN"

Dimensions

Chine: 34.8 × 27.1 cm (13 3/4 × 10 11/16 in.); Left plate: 35.1 × 27.3 cm (13 7/8 × 10 3/4 in.); Right plate: 35.3 × 27.5 cm (13 15/16 × 10 7/8 in.); Sheet: 68.6 × 95.4 cm (27 1/16 × 37 9/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Hannah Mangold, and Francesca and Piera Bochner

Reference Number

2015.339.3

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