The Crossing has shifted...

1986–87
Roberta Delaney (American, born in 1936)


Dimensions

29.3 x 17.9 cm (11 9/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1988.314

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Portfolios

Printed in 1987 with title plate and colophon in a gray fabric portfolio box with label “Black and White”  overall dimensions 23 l/4 x 19 in. Printed on white Rives BFK heavyweight paper. This set number 9 in edition of 15. Title plate and colophon printed by Leslie Evans.

Inscription

Inscribed in graphite, bottom margin: "‘The crossing has shiften...' 9/15 Roberta Delaney/ The Crossing has shifted.../ directions moves counter-productively/ new ways nebulous./ The only constant, an eye of darkness/ pierced by a shaft of light./ R. Delaney"

Credit Line

Gift of the Tudor Street Etching Studio

Copyright

© Roberta Delaney