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Eighth Stone

A work made of lithograph from one stone on ivory wove paper.

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  • A work made of lithograph from one stone on ivory wove paper.

Date:

1965–68

Artist:

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

About this artwork

Concerning Eighth Stone, Bontecou said, “I was really involved with the space idea then. That’s why I got that black, because it was endless. When you look at the heavens, it’s endless. It’s deep, mysterious space.”

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Lee Bontecou

Title

Eighth Stone

Place

United States (Artist's nationality)

Date

1965–1968

Medium

Lithograph from one stone on ivory wove paper

Dimensions

Image: 35.8 × 27.4 cm (14 1/8 × 10 13/16 in.); Sheet: 51 × 33.2 cm (20 1/8 × 13 1/8 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

1982.104a

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