Cretto B. 1971.
Etching and aquatint with embossing print.
Signed and numbered. From an edition of 90 copies. On firm wove paper. 66 x 95 cm (25.9 x 37.4 in), the full sheet.
From the series "Cretti". Printed and published by Stamperia 2RC, Rome. [EH].
• Alberto Burri is famous for his material pictures.
• With his characteristic works the artist fundamentally renewed Western formal pictorial traditions.
• He participated in both the Venice Biennial and the documenta on several occasions.
• Works by Alberto Burri are in, among others, the Tate Gallery, London, the MART Trento e Rovereto, the Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich and the Kunstsammlung NRW, Düsseldorf.
PROVENANCE: Private Collection, Italy.
In good condition. With a minimal breakage in bottom left owing to the strong embossing, not impairing the overall impression. [EH]
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