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Delights

1964–65, published 1965
Wayne Thiebaud (American, born in 1920), Printer and Publisher Crown Point Press, San Francisco


Dimensions

35.3 x 29.7 x 2.2 cm (13 7/8 x 11 11/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1999.695.1-17

Medium or Technique

17 etchings with aquatint and drypoint

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Portfolio case covered in black cloth and stmped in gold on top cover: DELIGHTS
Stamped in black inside top cover at LR: THE SCHUBERTH / BOOKBINDERY, S.F.
Typographic contents:
sheet 1: Crown Point Press Presents
sheet 2: Delights
sheet 3: Seventeen ETCHINGS
sheet 4: BY WAYNE THIEBAUD
sheet 5: ETCHINGS PRINTED BY KATHAN BROWN / ON RIVES PAPER, BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA / LETTERPRESS PRINTING BY LAWTON KENNEDY / BOUND BY SHUBERTH, SAN FRANCISCO / NINETEEN HUNDRED AND SIXTY FIVE / EDITION LIMITED TO ONE HUNDRED COPIES

sheet 6:
LUNCH ETCHING, FIRST PLATE
FISH DRYPOINT, SECOND PLATE
BANANA SPLITS ETCHING, THIRD PLATE
CHERRY STAND ETCHING, FOURTH PLATE
BACON AND EGGS ETCHING, FIFTH PLATE
DOUBLE DECKERS DRYPOINT, SIXTH PLATE
LUNCH COUNTER ETCHING, SEVENTH PLATE
DISPENSERS ETCHING, EIGHTH PLATE
GUM MACHINE ETCHING, NINTH PLATE
LEMON MERINGUE ETCHING, TENTH PLATE
SUCKERS AQUATINT, ELEVENTH PLATE
CANDIED APPLES ETCHING, TWELFTH PLATE
CAKE WINDOW ETCHING, THIRTEENTH PLATE
CLUB SANDWICH ETCHING, FOURTEENTH PLATE
PIES ETCHING AQUATINT, FIFTEENTH PLATE
DELICATESSEN AQUATINT, SIXTEENTH PLATE
OLIVES AQUATINT, SEVENTEENTH PLATE

sheet 7: FOR BETTY JEAN
sheet 8: [blank]
following the plates is a final blank sheet signed at center in graphite pencil: Book 8/100 Thiebaud 1965

Inscription

following the plates is a final blank sheet signed at center in graphite pencil: Book 8/100 Thiebaud 1965

Provenance

Allan Stone Gallery, New York, NY; Susan Paine, Boston; her gift to MFA, 31 December 1999

Credit Line

Gift of Susan W. Paine

Copyright

© VAGA, New York, NY