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The Universe Mender by David Salle

Petersburg Press

Color Etching and Aquatint


Edition Size: 50

Dimensions: 18.5 x 22.25 inches


Condition: Excellent

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A delicate, translucent iteration of David Salle’s kaleidescopic layers usually painted in large scale. Eyes etched in a liquid ocean of blue and orange aquatint form the ground for a nude woman sketched in red. She gazes contemplatively towards the lower edge of the composition, head resting on her knee.

The Universe Mender I, 1990
18.5 x 22.25 in. / 47 x 56.5 cm
Etching and aquatint on Hahnemühle wove paper
Edition 50. Printed by Aldo Crommelynck and published by Parasol Press, New York. Signed lower right, dated and numbered 27/50 lower left in pencil.

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David Salle

David Salle is a Pictures Generation American painter, printmaker, photographer, and stage designer. Salle was born in Norman, Oklahoma, and lives and works in East Hampton, New York. He earned a BFA and MFA from the California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California, where he studied with John Baldessari.

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