R.B.Kitaj screenprint from the New York Portfolio printed in colour. Printed by Kelpra with their stamp on verso. Made in 1983. Marked ‘PP’, printers proof, and signed by artist in pencil. The sheet has two creases, both along top edge, affecting the ink on the image, else very good. Please examine the photos carefully.
Sheet Size: 56 x 25cm (29.5 x 22.5 inches)
Reference:The Prints of R.B. Kitaj (Catalogue Raisonne) by Jane Kinsman, no. 1126 .
‘New York, New York portfolio’ was published in 1983. A set of eight prints, comprised of two lithographs, five screenprints and one mixed media print in colours, on various papers, the full sheets and with full margins. Edition were all signed and numbered 49/250 in pencil (some also titled and dated, there were also 25 artist’s proofs and a deluxe edition of 35 and 10 artist’s proofs in Roman numerals on Kazuki paper), published by the New York Graphic Society. Artists were Robert Indiana, Brooklyn Bridge; Larry Rivers, Bronx Zoo; Robert Rauschenberg, Statue of Liberty; R.B. Kitaj, Performing Arts Center; James Rosenquist, Communications Center; Alex Katz, Bicycling in Central Park; Robert Motherwell, New York Cultural Institutions; and Red Grooms, Subway Riders
Sheet size 38 1/2 x 31 1/2 in (97.8 x 80 cm)