Yeats in Rapallo (from "21 Etchings and Poems", poem by T. Weiss) by Fred G. Becker

Yeats in Rapallo (from 21 Etchings and Poems, poem by T. Weiss) by Fred G. Becker

Yeats in Rapallo (from "21 Etchings and Poems", poem by T. Weiss)

Fred G. Becker

Title

Yeats in Rapallo (from "21 Etchings and Poems", poem by T. Weiss)

 
Artist

Fred G. Becker

  1913 - 2004 (biography)
Year
1960  
Technique
drypoint & etching 
Image Size
13 3/4 x 11 3/4"  
Signature
pencil, lower right. 
Edition Size
artist’s proof 11/12 
Annotations
 
Reference
 
Paper
cream wove Rives 
State
published 
Publisher
from 21 Etchings and Poems; published by the Morris Gallery 
Inventory ID
13144 
Price
$2,000.00 
Description

An individual proof outside the regular edition, from the collaboration between 21 artists & poets, conceived in 1951 by Peter Grippe at Atelier 17, NY but not published until 1960 by the Morris Gallery.


It will be published in October 1958 by Morris Weisenthatl, himself one of the early contributors, and now director of the Morris Gallery. Mr. Grippe and he, over a period of years, enlarged the scope of the project to include many celebrated artists and poets.

Dylan Thomas, in life and memory, was the spirit behind the task. James Johnson Sweeney, Director of the Solomon r. Guggenheim Museum, has written an Introduction.

The edition is limited to 50 numbered copies, printed on Rives paper."

The Artists included: 1. Pierre Alechinsky 2. Jacques Lipchitz 3. Ezio Martinelli 4. Ben Nicholson 5. Irene Rice Pereira 6. Helen Phillips 7. Andre Rac 8. Kurt Roesch 9. Atillo Salemme 10. Louis Schanker 11. Karl Schrag 12. Fred Becker 13. Esteban Vicente 14. Adja Yunkers 15. Ben-Zion 16. Letterio Calapai 17. Willem de Kooning
18. Peter Grippe 19. Salvatore Grippi 20. S.W. Hayter 21. Fran Kline.


10/14/07