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
© Chuck Close, courtesy The Pace Gallery
Catalogue raisonné: Pernatto 53
Chuck Close frequently depicted his friends; this print is a portrait of artist Lucas Samaras.
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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