Rafael Canogar

b. 1935

"The Earth" portfolio, 1969

The complete set of 14 lithographs on wove paper, with the Rives and Tamarind watermarks
Edition: 16/20 (there were also 9 sets reserved for the printer/publisher)
Each plate signed, titled, dated, and numbered in pencil along the lower sheet edge: Canogar; each plate also with the printer's and publisher's blindstamps in the lower sheet corners; the 14 plates each loose, separated by individual rice paper folders with the plate number written in the lower right corner of the front flap on each, plate 14 also serving as the justification page for the set; all plates together in the original blue fabric-covered clamshell box with silver foil-stamped title; Tamarind Lithography Workshop, Inc., Los Angeles, CA, prntr./pub.
Each Image/Sheet: 30" H x 22" W (or reverse)

  • Provenance: The Collection of Cindy Tietze-Hodosh and Stuart Hodosh

    Other notes: Each of the plates has its title hand-written in pencil at the center of the lower edge except for plates 1 and 14, which instead have printed, explanatory text as part of their images. Each plate is inscribed in pencil on the verso of one of the lower sheet corners: "Calendered Rives BFK" which is in keeping with the justification page specifications for the various sets. 20 sets, numbered 1-20, were printed on the particular type of Rives paper just described. The 9 sets reserved for Tamarind were all printed on "Uncalendered Rives" paper.
  • Condition: Each of the fourteen plates in very good condition. The full sheet with deckled edges. Most of the plates show the slightest trace of blue dye offsetting within the deckled edges from the original blue fabric-covered clamshell portfolio box. The latter with slight surface soiling and normal shelf-wear.

    Each lithograph: Unframed

    Portfolio box: 31.5" H x 24" W x 1" D

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