Roses #2

Luigi RIST

Edition 150, Williams 20.

Image size 7 1/8 x 9 1/8 inches (181 x 232 mm); sheet size 8 3/8 x 10 3/4 inches (213 x 273 mm).

Signed in ink, in the image, lower right. Titled in pencil, in the bottom left margin and numbered '85/150/45'; numbered '85' in the bottom left sheet corner. A brilliant, luminous impression, with fresh, vivid colors, on cream Japan paper, with full margins (1/2 to 7/8 inches), in excellent condition. Never framed or exposed to prolonged light

Provenance: Ex. collection Adolf Konrad, friend of the artist.

Collections: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Cincinnati Art Museum, Hood Museum, Dartmouth College, New York Public Library, Reba and Dave Williams.

Rist developed his exacting woodblock print technique over a period of 25 years. “The resulting color prints are an eloquent testimonial to his skill patience and integrity.” –Albert Reese, 'American Prize Prints of the 20th Century', American Artists Group, Inc., New York, 1949.