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Lee Krasner

(American, 1908 – 1984)

Primary Series: Blue Stone

Color lithograph
Edition of 100
Signed and numbered in pencil

Sheet: 22 3/4 x 30 inches (57.8 x 76.3 cm)

Price on application

Stone-lithograph printed with tusche in blue, a fine, fresh impression of the only known state of this rare work (there were a small number of variations of this print created, not necessarily other states created,) the full sheet, printed on Arches paper, to the edges, hand-signed and annotated in pencil by the artist, pulled in an edition of 100 examples (this is an artist proof, annotated “AP”) printed by Mourlot Press, New York pulished by Marlborough Graphics, New York, in fine condition, unframed.



Tacoma, Washington, Tacoma Art Museum, The New York School: The Politics of Abstraction, 15 September 2002 – 13 January 2003 (this example.) 

Southampton, New York, Fine Arts Gallery of Southampton College, Long Island University, Prints from the Enez Whipple Collection of the Guild Hall Museum, 13 April – 20 May 1988 (another example) 

New York, Ingber Gallery, Survival of the Fittest, 10 September – 05 October 1985 (another example) 

Boston, Harcus Gallery, 1984, no.18 (another example) 

New York, Lincoln Center, WPA Artists, Inc. exhibition, 08 – 20 April 1982 (another example) 

Newark, Delaware, University Gallery, University of Delaware, 20th Century American Art from The University of Delaware Gallery Collection, 23 November 1980 – 20 February 1981, no.33 (another example) 

East Hampton, New York, Guild Hall Museum, Prints by Artists of the Region, 14 September – 16 October 1974, (another example) 

New York, Marlborough Graphics/Marlborough Gallery, Krasner, 1973 (another example)



Nemser, “Conversation,” 1973, p.48, also published in Nemser, Art Talk, 1975, p.105 (another example) 

A Workbook on Abstract Art, East Hampton, New York, Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center, 1990, illustrated (another example) 

Landau, Ellen G.. Lee Krasner: A Catalogue Raisonné. 1995, New York, Harry N. Abrams, pp.260-61, no. CR531, illustrated in color (another example). 

Hobbs, Robert, with Judith Olch Richards and B.H. Friedman. Lee Krasner. 1999, New York, Harry N. Abrams in conjunction with the Independent Curators International, p.191.



Primary Series: Blue Stone, can be found in the following collections:
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York
Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh
Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles
University Gallery, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware
Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts
Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, New York
University of Maryland Art Gallery, College Park, Maryland
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio
James E. Lewis Museum of Art, Carl Murphy Fine Arts Center, Morgan State University, Baltimore
Mandeville Gallery, Union College, Schenectady, New York
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. (gift of David and Reba Williams)
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis
High Museum of Art, Atlanta
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond
The Art Galleries at TCU, Moudy Art Gallery, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth
Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center, Springs, New York