Nov 2, 2004

Night Moth

Laurels Number One

Night Moth

1946

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Stanley William Hayter

(British, 1901–1988)

published by

Laurels Gallery

Engraving, aquatint, relief etching with offset colors

Support: Original pasteboard porfolios. Inside folders of handmade paper and hand printing by Douglas Howell.

Sheet: 29.8 x 22.1 cm (11 3/4 x 8 11/16 in.); Image: 14.9 x 11.2 cm (5 7/8 x 4 7/16 in.)

Alma and Robert D. Milne Fund 1998.183.c

Catalogue raisonné: Black and Moorehead 171

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Chris Ritter, director of the Laurel Gallery, New York, planned that Laurels would be a periodical with literature, prints, original calligraphy, handset type, and handmade papers by Douglass Howell. The first issue, which appeared in May 1947, included prints by Joan Miró, Anne Ryan, Stanley William Hayter, Reginald Marsh, George Constant, and Will Barnet. Only four issues were published.

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