Image Copyright Restricted

Untitled

1958–59
Alfred Leslie (American, born in 1927), Printed by Tiber Press, New York


Dimensions

Framed: 73 x 58.4 x 2.5 cm (28 3/4 x 23 x 1 in.) Sheet: 50.8 x 40.6 cm (20 x 16 in.)

Accession Number

1997.69

Medium or Technique

Collaged silkscreen prints (direct glue drawing on screens and mylar stencils) (two sheets stapled together along all four edges, top sheet purposely torn to reveal printed image on sheet beneath)

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Trial proof for a set of four screenprints illustrating the Kenneth Koch poem “Permanently”. From a set of four volumes, each with a poem illustrated by four original screeprints, published by Richard Miller and Daisy Aldan at Tiber Press, New York, 1960. Printed at Tiber Press by Floriano Vecchi. (The other volumes were “Odes” by Frank O’Hara with prints by Michael Goldberg, “Salute” by James Schuyler with prints by Grace Hartigan, and “The Poems” by John Ashbery with prints by Joan Mitchell.) The four volume set was published in an edition of 200, with a reserved edition of XXV.

Inscription

In graphite, l.l.: 1/5; l.r.: Alfred Leslie 1958

Credit Line

Lee M. Friedman Fund