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Three Poems

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Robert Motherwell, Three Poems, 1988, illustrated book of 27 lithographs with text by Octavio Paz; bound with boards of Irish linen, with a lithograph recessed into the cover, housed in a cloth-covered clamshell box, The Carol and Seymour Haber Collection, © artist or other rights holder, 2008.73.8a,b

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Title

Three Poems

Artist

Robert Motherwell (American, 1915-1991)

Related People

print publisher: Limited Editions Club (American, active 20th-21st centuries)

printer: Trestle Editions

Date

1988

Medium

illustrated book of 27 lithographs with text by Octavio Paz; bound with boards of Irish linen, with a lithograph recessed into the cover, housed in a cloth-covered clamshell box

Edition

409/750

Dimensions (H x W x D)

book: 21 7/8 in x 18 5/8 in

Inscriptions & Markings

watermark: "M" surmounted by a cross [Cartiere Enrico Magnani watermark], on some sheets and some text pages

edition number: 409, graphite, colophon page, c.c.

signature: Octavio Paz Robert Motherwell, graphite, colophon page, c.c.

Collection Area

Graphic Arts

Category

Books, Portfolios, and Manuscripts

Prints

Object Type

book

intaglio print

Culture

American

Credit Line

The Carol and Seymour Haber Collection

Accession Number

2008.73.8a,b

Copyright

© artist or other rights holder

Terms

artists' books

books

linocuts

lithography

poetry

Description

The three poems are from The Collected Poems of Octavio Paz, 1957-1987, edited and translated by Eliot Weinberger.

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