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Del fumio e polvera (Of Smoke and Dust), from the series "Half a Dozen of the Other"

Judy Pfaff (American (born in England, 1946)), Publisher Crown Point Press, San Francisco, Printer Lawrence Hamlin


Framed: 121 x 141.6 x 4.4 cm (47 5/8 x 55 3/4 x 1 3/4 in.) Sheet: 108.6 x 128.9 cm (42 3/4 x 50 3/4 in.) Platemark: 91.4 x 113.7 cm (36 x 44 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Etching (color sugar lift aquatint, spit bite aquatint, hard ground etching, and drypoint with scraping and burnishing, with relief printing for the ellipses, in metallic inks on cream Hosho paper)

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings



Published by Crown Point Press
Printed by Lawrence Hamlin
Ref.Karin Breuer, Ruth E. Fine, and Stephen A. Nash, Thirty Five Years at Crown Point Press, 1997, no. 156


L.l. in graphite: 9/20; b.c. Del fumio è polvera; l.r.: J. Pfaff ‘91


The artist; Karen McCready Fine Art, NY, NY, from whom purchased, March 1999

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Mildred and Herbert Lee and Judge Matthew and Edna Brown