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Dead Rooster

20th century
580 x 740 mm (22.8 x 29.1 in.)

Susan Rothenberg, American, b. born 1945

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Woodcut printed in red ink from a block of African hardwood cut with Swiss carving tools and a mallet on Korean kozo paper
Print impression quality: Excellent
Edition: 6/20 plus 10 Artist’s Proofs and 3 Printer’s Proofs; chop mark lower left; printed by Ted Warner, Damage Press (Brooklyn, New York); published by Brooke Alexander Editions (New York). This is a later version of “Dead Rooster No. 4,” 1992–1993, printed in black as a benefit for MoMA in an edition of 100; PCN discusses black version “Untitled, 1992–93,” edition of 25, which must have preceded the MoMA edition of 100. The artist cut the block of African hardwood at her studio in New Mexico, using Swiss carving tools and a mallet.
Marks: Signed in pencil, lower right: “S Rothenberg”
Bibliography: See Print Collector’s Newsletter 24 (May–June 1993), p. 65, on an earlier version.
Credit Line: Gift of Susan Rubin (BA Wesleyan 1981) and David Rubin, 1997
Accession Number: 1997.15.1

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  • animals - This section can use more hierarchical (quasi-Linnaean) refinement in future; extant terms were assembled into a fairly flat and slightly redundant structure to expedite conversion.
  • birds
  • death

  • image Dimensions: 580 x 740 mm (22.8 x 29.1 in.)

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