Bridget Riley (Born 1931)
Title: Untitled - Rothko Memorial Portfolio”
Medium: Original screenprint in three colours on Aquarelle Arches Satine 300 gsm paper, , 1973, signed by the artist in pencil
Size: Full sheet: 710 x 915mm. 28 x 36ins. Image: 553 x772mm. 21 3/4 x 30 3/8ins.
Printed by: Christopher Prater at Kelpra Studio, London. Their blindstamp verso: K.8134
Published in: ‘The Mark Rothko Memorial Portfolio,’ by Matthews, Millar & Dunbar, for the Mark Rothko Memorial Fund
British Council Accession number P3169
British Museum: Museum Number 2000.0521.49.12
Exhibited at: Marlborough Studios, London
Reference: Schubert - “Riley Complete Prints” no 19.
Note: This came from “The Rothko Portfolio” published in 1973 commemorating the life of the celebrated American Abstract Expressionist painter. The portfolio consisted of 13 Pieces by some of the most prominent British Artists of the day: Patrick Caulfield, Merlyn Evans, Adrian Heath, Patrick Heron, John Hoyland, John Hubbard, Paul Huxley, Allen Jones, Henry Moore, Victor Pasmore, Brigit Riley, William Scott and Richard Smith.
Edition: 54/75 - The edition consisted of 75 numbered proofs, 15 artists proofs and 2 printers proofs.