Ynez Johnston

1920-2019, American

Untitled, 1977

Watercolor and ink on an upcycled sheet of Japanese paper, one of the artist's color lithographs printed verso, under Plexiglas
Signed and dated lower right: Ynez Johnston
30.5" H x 22.5" W

  • Provenance: Property of an Estate, Beverly Hills, CA
  • Literature: https://nmwa.org/blog/nmwa-exhibitions/ynez-johnstons-lively-and-evocative-compositions/
  • Notes: Johnston did this piece in 1977 on the verso of a sheet on which she printed the following lithograph some 11 years earlier:
    Untitled, Plate V from "The Black Pagoda" series, 1966
    Lithograph in browns on Japanese paper under Plexiglas
    Signed in pencil in the image at lower right: Ynez Johnston; inscribed in pencil in the image at lower left: artist's proof; Tamarind Lithography Workshop, Los Angeles, CA, prntr./pub.
  • Condition: Good condition. An irregular, dime-sized abrasion near the lower right corner with traces of color from the watercolor, recto, showing through. Framed floating and hinged to the mat in various places along the extreme sheet edges. Not examined out of the double-sided frame.

    Frame: 36.5" H x 29" W x 1.75" D

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October 25, 2022 4:00 PM PDT
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