Aug 5, 2016
Aug 5, 2016

Lucas

Lucas

1988

Chuck Close

(American, 1940–2021)

Seven-step reduction linocut

Image: 37 x 31.8 cm (14 9/16 x 12 1/2 in.)

Dr. Gerard and Phyllis Seltzer Fund in honor of the seveny-fifth anniversary of The Print Club of Cleveland 1994.111

Catalogue raisonné: Pernatto 53

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Chuck Close frequently depicted his friends; this print is a portrait of artist Lucas Samaras.

Description

For Lucas, Chuck Close adopted Pablo Picasso's reductive method of using one linoleum block that is progressively cut away and printed.

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