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ELIZABETH CATLETT (1915 - 2012) Blues.
Color offset lithograph on wove paper, 1983. 699x451 mm; 27 1/2x17 3/4 inches, full margins. Artist's proof, one of 20, aside from the edition of 130. Signed, titled, dated and inscribed "AP" in pencil, lower margin. Printed and published by the Brandywine Workshop, Philadelphia.
Provenance: the Brandywine Workshop Collection, Philadelphia.
Illustrated: Allan L. Edmunds, ed. and Halima Taha. Three Decades of American Printmaking; The Brandywine Workshop Collection fig. 171, p. 135.
Another impression was included in the 2010 Beyond The Blues exhibition of the collection of the Amistad Research Center, Tulane University, New Orleans, and is reproduced on the cover of the catalogue.
Consigned to support the Brandywine Workshop in Philadelphia and its legacy endowment campaign.