May 16, 2019 - Sale 2509

Sale 2509 - Lot 42

Price Realized: $ 2,375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
Goddess from the Great Beyond.

Aquatint and etching printed in bluish black on Rives BFK, 1953-55. 355x201 mm; 13 7/8x7 3/4 inches. Signed, titled and numbered 11/20 in pencil, lower margin. Printed by Emiliano Sorini, New York. Published by Hollander's Workshop, Inc., New York. A superb, richly-inked impression of this very scarce, early etching.

According to Baro, "In 1947, Nevelson (1899-1988) briefly studied etching with Stanley William Hayter at Atelier 17 in New York. In 1953, she returned to Atelier 17, and over a three-year period executed thirty prints [different subjects] on various papers and in various editions." Baro 8.