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Lot 7184: Signed Numbered Etching MICHAEL MAZUR The Artist 1968 Hansen 163 Boston Expressionist Large Cut Intaglio Plates Smithsonian Contemporary Art
November 27, 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Details: This beautiful impression of Michael Mazur's etching "The Artist" is numbered 43/50 and signed in pencil in the margin. Dating from 1968, this image appears in Hansen's catalogue raisonn of Mazur's graphic works (163). This piece was part of a series of experiments with cut plates created during Mazur's Guggenheim year. The print measures approx. 38"x25" overall.
This particular image has been accessioned into the collection of the Smithsonian. Other work by Mazur has been exhibited at MOMA, The Whitney Museum of American Art, The Brooklyn Museum, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. A retrospective of his prints opened at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston in 2000, traveling to the Minneapolis Art Institute, and StanfordÕs Cantor Center, among others. He won awards from the Tiffany Foundation, The National Institute of Arts and Letters, the Guggenheim Foundation and a Distinguished Career award from the Southern Graphics Council. Mazur died in 2009.
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Condition / Notes: This print shows nicely with some minor creasing. We identify any advance condition issues that are readily apparent during the cataloging process; no pieces were examined outside their frames/mounts, under ultraviolet light or magnification, or by a trained conservator.
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