MORDECHI ARDON 1896-1992
Tuchów, Galicia 1896 – 1992 Jerusalem (Israeli)
Title: Leaf with the Cross, 1971
Technique: Original Hand Signed and Numbered and Inscribed Etching with Aquatint on Lithograph in seven colours on Arches vellum paper
Paper size: 56.5 x 76 cm / 22.2 x 29.9 in
Plate size: 44.5 x 58.5 / 17.5 x 23 in
Additional information: This work is hand signed in pencil by the artist in “Ardon” at the lower right margin.
The work is also Inscribed in pencil “E.A” (Epreuve d’Artiste / Artist Proof) at the lower left margin.
It is also dedicated “Amicalement” in pencil.
It was printed in 1971 in a limited edition of 100 signed and numbered impressions plus a few artist proofs. Ours is one of the rare artist proofs.
Literature: Michele Vishny. 1975. Mordecai Ardon. New York: Harry N. Abrams, inc.
Reference: Vishny no. 320, plate 199.
Condition: Good condition. Overall paper discoloration.
MORDECHI ARDON 1896-1992
Watercolor painted on the inner cover of Michele Vishny book “Mordecai Ardon” published by Abrams New York.
Sold together with the book.
Provevance: Given directly by the artist to the present owner in 1987 in Paris.
Technique : Original Lithograph on Velin (wove) paper.
Paper size : 75.5 X 53.5 cm / 29.7 X 21.1 inch.
Image size : 53 X 43.5 cm / 20.9 X 17.1 inch.
Additional Information : This work is Hand Signed in pencil by the artist “Ardon” at the lower right corner.
The work is also Hand Numberd in pencil at the lower left corner “132/200”.
It was printed in a limited edition of 200 Impremssions.
The paper bears the dry stamp of “Mambush Ein-Hod Israel” in the lower right corner.
Condition : Generally in Excellent condition small fold in lower right corner.
Technique : Original Lithograph on Velin (wove) paper. Paper size : 55 X 75 cm / 21.7 X 29.5 inch. Image size : 35 X 45 cm / 13.8 X 17.5 inch. Additional Information : This work is Hand Signed by the artist “Ardon” at the lower right margin. The work is also Numberd at the lower left Margin “2/10”. It was printed in a limited edition of 10 Impremssions. Condition : Excellent Condition.
Gouache and watercolor over an etching.
1896 – 1992 (Israeli)
Original Hand Signed, Numbered and Dedicated Color Etching and Aquatint
Title: Abstract Composition
Technique: Original Color Etching and Aquatint on Velin d´Arches (wove) paper.
Paper size: 76 x 56.5 cm / 29.9 x 22.2 in
Additional Information: This work is Hand Signed Twice in pencil by the artist “Ardon”.
The work is also Hand Numberd in pencil at the lower left margin “27/50”.
The Etching is furthermore Hand Dedicated in pencil by the artist: “Fur Hern Christoph Niemoller, mit warmherzigem Gruss, Jerusalem 23.8.69, Ardon” (to Mr. Christoph Niemoller, with warmest regards, Jerusalem).
Provenance: The former collection of Dr. Christoph Niemoller, Germany. (a gift from the artist)
Condition: Good condition.
brown discoloration of the paper on the back side.