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Untitled, “For Puffin”,

From the portfolio, 11 x 11 x 11 for Puffin

Color aquatint (sugar-lift and spit-bite) from two copper plates (one with surface roll) on Hahnemühle Copperplate paper

Print impression quality: Excellent

Dimensions (Plate): 150 x 178 mm (5.9 x 7 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 280 x 280 mm (11 x 11 in.)

Signed in pencil, lower right: “Nona Hershey”; numbered, lower left: “2/25”

Watermark: No watermark

Edition: Number 3 from edition of 25 printed by the artist for the portfolio “11 x 11 x 11 for Puffin” of 11 works, each 11 by 11 inches. 25 portfolios were produced. Ten were made available for purchase, with the proceeds to fund DAC acquisitions in honor of Curator Emerita Ellen G. D’Oench, known to her friends as “Puffin.” The portfolio was produced by Professor of Art David Schorr with partial funding support from Wesleyan University President Douglas Bennet and Dean of the Arts and Humanities Michael Roberts. It includes display type hand set at Wesleyan and text composed in monotype by Michael Bixler (Skaneateles, New York). The letterpress printing was done at Wesleyan by David Schorr.

Accession number: 1999.25.3

Gift of the artist in honor of Ellen G. D’Oench (B.A. Wesleyan 1973, Trustee 1977–1979, DAC Curator 1979–1998), 1999

Work Type: print

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