R.B.Kitaj screenprint, portrait of the poet Ed Dorn, 1967. Printed in colour on grey paper by Kelpra Press with the Kelpra stamp on verso. Outside edition size of 70 ,signed in pencil by artist. There is some creasing to edges and corners, a two small nicks in the paper, else very good.
Sheet size 65 x 52 cm
Reference: Kitaj Prints. A Catalogue Raisonné by Ramkalawon 52; Kinsman 34 ii)
Ramkalawon states: First Series: Some Poets, 1966-70. A set of 10 prints and I title page. Numbered and signed by the artist. Edition of 70 unless otherwise indicated: within the set there are 5-10 AP’s; 5 PP’s and HC’s, a few individual proofs on canva:1-20 in folio linen-covered box made by Randolf Rieser Cologne. Printed by Chris Prater at Kelpra Studio, London. Published by Marlborough AG, Schellenberg, FL, 1970
Edward Merton Dorn (April 2, 1929 – December 10, 1999) was an American Poet and teacher often associated with the Black Mountain Poets. His most famous work is ‘Gunslinger’
Printed by Kelpra Studios.[K.34.ii] K.34.ii