Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Vanishing Act,

Etching and spit-bite aquatint on chine collé mulberry paper on Rives BFK paper

Print impression quality: Excellent

Dimensions (Plate): 301 x 225 mm (11.9 x 8.9 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 460 x 373 mm (18.1 x 14.7 in.)

Signed in pencil, lower right: “KW 97”

Edition: Number 18 from edition of 35; printed by Steven B. Campbell at Landfall Press, Inc. (Chicago). This is from an untitled set of four prints published by Landfall Press: Untitled (Landfall Press number KW-96-05D); Lil’ Patch O’ Woods (Landfall KW-96-05B); Cotton (KW96-05A); and Vanishing Act (this etching, KW-96-05C). The DAC collection includes Untitled and Vanishing Act.

Accession number: 1997.19.2

Friends of the Davison Art Center funds, 1997

Bibliography: Pamela Franks and Robert E. Steele, Embodied: Black Identities in American Art from the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, CT: Yale University Art Gallery, 2010), p. 33 with reproduction of Yale’s impression; see also On Paper, vol. 2, no. 1 (September–October 1997), pp. 10–14 and vol. 2, no. 4 (March–April 1998), p. 11.

Work Type: print

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