Mario Avati’s striking image of a black violin. Made from two copper plates, one for black and one for color. This example is from the sixth state, printed in an edition of 85 copies plus 16 artist’s proofs and one proof retained by the artist. (The seventh and final state was printed for the deluxe edition of Avati’s catalogue raisonné.)
Mezzotint in Black and Blue.
Printed on BFK Rives wove paper.
Signed by the artist in pencil, en recto lower right, with date. Titled and editioned en recto lower center.
Impression 47 out of the edition of 85.
Excellent condition. Clean, full margins, without handling marks. Bottom one inch creased from prior framing.
Custom framed in a solid wood frame using strictly conservation-grade materials behind 99% UV-blocking art glass.
22.5 in. (h) x 19.5 in. (w) x 1 in. (d)
10.25 in. (h) x 13 in. (w)
Catalogue Raisonné Entries:
Passeron No. 417