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Untitled – Rothko Memorial Portfolio” 
by Bridget Riley

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1973

Prints

Silkscreen

Edition Size: 75 - The edition consisted of 75 numbered proofs, 15 artists proofs and 2 printers proofs.

Sheet Size: Height 106 cm.; Width 37.5 cm. cm

Reference: N/A

Signed

Condition: Excellent

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Bridget Riley (Born 1931)

 Title:  Untitled – Rothko Memorial Portfolio”

Medium:  Original screenprint in three colours on Aquarelle Arches Satine 300 gsm paper, , 1973, signed by the artist in pencil

Size: Full sheet: 710 x 915mm. 28 x 36ins. Image: 553 x772mm. 21 3/4 x 30 3/8ins.

Printed by:  Christopher Prater at Kelpra Studio, London. Their blindstamp verso: K.8134

Published in:  ‘The Mark Rothko Memorial Portfolio,’ by Matthews, Millar & Dunbar, for the Mark Rothko Memorial Fund 

Public Collections: 

British Council Accession number P3169

British Museum: Museum Number 2000.0521.49.12

Exhibited at:  Marlborough Studios, London

Reference: Schubert – “Riley Complete Prints” no 19.

Note: This came from “The Rothko Portfolio” published in 1973 commemorating the life of the celebrated American Abstract Expressionist painter. The portfolio consisted of 13 Pieces by some of the most prominent British Artists of the day: Patrick Caulfield, Merlyn Evans, Adrian Heath, Patrick Heron, John Hoyland, John Hubbard, Paul Huxley, Allen Jones, Henry Moore, Victor Pasmore, Brigit Riley, William Scott and Richard Smith. 

Edition:  54/75 –  The edition consisted of 75 numbered proofs, 15 artists proofs and 2 printers proofs.

Price: £8500

Trade Price: Less 25% = £6375 Title:  Elongated Triangle 6 (s.9051)  25/2/2020 Dellaposa 

Medium: Original Screenprint in colours, 1971,  on wove paper, signed and dated  by the artist in pencil

Size: Height 41.7 in.; Width 14.8 in. / Height 106 cm.; Width 37.5 cm.

Public Collections: The Tate Gallery.

Reference: Karsten Schubert – “Briget Riley Complete Prints 1962 – 2001” Number 14, page 76

Arts Council 1980 Exhibiition Number 15

Printed by: Kelpra Studios, London, with their stamp and number verso

Note:  This was part of a series of prints 6, of different colour combinations, entitled “Elongated Triangle”. They were originally designed to be exhibited in two’s and three’s.

An example of this was donated to the Kunstverein Hannover

Edition:  75

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