Proximity

1986
Sandro Chia (Italian, born in 1946)


Dimensions

Sheet: 70 x 99 cm (27 9/16 x 39 in.) Plate: 76 x 106cm (29 15/16 x 41 3/4in.)

Accession Number

2002.634

Medium or Technique

Color etching with resist (black and slate blue)

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In plate: PROXIMITY [backwards] / PROXIMITY / A STAR / IS AS FAR / AS THE EYE / CAN SEE / AND / AS NEAR / AS MY EYE / IS TO ME

Recto lower left in graphite pencil: 2/70

Signed

Recto lower right in graphite pencil: signed and dated 86

Markings

"SC" blindstamp recto lower right

Provenance

Skinner Auctioneers, Boston (sticker verso); Harcus gallery, Boston (sticker verso); Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston; Gerald P. and Susan K. Bonder; by whom given to MFA, 18 December 2002.

Credit Line

Gift of Gerald P. and Susan K. Bonder

Copyright

© Sandro Chia