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Fourth Stone

A work made of lithograph from one stone in black ink on tracing paper.

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  • A work made of lithograph from one stone in black ink on tracing paper.

Date:

1963

Artist:

Lee Bontecou (American, 1931-2022)
printed by Zigmunds Priede
published by Universal Limited Art Editions (American, founded 1955)

About this artwork

In this trial proof, Bontecou printed only one of the two stones she would layer in the final version of Fourth Stone. She used thin tracing paper, probably to allow her to make revisions and easily incorporate them into the final composition.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Lee Bontecou

Title

Fourth Stone

Place

United States (Artist's nationality)

Date

1963

Medium

Lithograph from one stone in black ink on tracing paper

Dimensions

Image: 91.8 × 72.5 cm (36 3/16 × 28 9/16 in.); Sheet: 106.8 × 76.8 cm (42 1/16 × 30 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

U.L.A.E. Collection acquired through a challenge grant of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Dittmer; purchased with funds provided by supporters of the Department of Prints and Drawings; Centennial Endowment; Margaret Fisher Endowment Fund

Reference Number

1982.95a

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