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Untitled, “For Puffin”

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Untitled, “For Puffin”

20th century
280 x 280 mm (11 x 11 in.)

David Schorr, American, (1947–2018)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching, engraving, and false bite printed from two copper plates (one with blended surface roll) on Rives BFK paper
Print impression quality: Excellent
Series: from portfolio 11 x 11 x 11 for Puffin
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.
Marks: Signed and dated in pencil, lower right: “D Schorr 1999”; numbered, lower left: “2/25”
Marks: Watermark: No watermark
Credit Line: Gift of David Schorr (Professor of Art) in honor of Ellen G. D’Oench (BA Wesleyan 1973, Trustee 1977–1979, DAC Curator 1979–1998), 1999
Accession Number: 1999.25.9

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Location Latitude: American, Longitude: D'Oench

  • plate Dimensions: 280 x 280 mm (11 x 11 in.)

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