Peter Paone (1936 - )
Peter Paone was born in Philadelphia and educated at the Philadelphia College of Art. He has taught at Pratt Institute in New York, The National Academy of Design in New York and since 1978 at The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia. He has received numerous grants and awards including two Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grants, a Pennsylvania Council for the Arts Grant, the 172nd Annual Painting Prize from The National Academy of Design, and three years in London on a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship. His work has been featured in many solo exhibitions in both the United States and Europe. His paintings, drawings and prints are held in the collections of institutions including The Museum of Modern Art, New York; The Victoria and Albert Museum and The British Museum, London; The National Gallery of Art and the Library of Congress, Washington, DC; The Philadelphia Museum of Art; The Art Institute of Chicago; and the Yale University Art Gallery.
Lithograph, 1972; edition of 75. Image size 16-3/4” x 22¼; sheet size ”22-3/8” x 30”. Numbered 61/75 and signed by the artist in pencil in the lower margin. A richly inked impression of this large print in overall fine condition with minor creasing and wrinkling at the edges of the sheet having no effect on the sight area. Archival mat and mount.
Sugar lift etching, 1964; edition of 50. Image size 11-7/8” x 11-5/8”; sheet size 18-7/8” x 25-7/8”. Commissioned by Delphic Arts, New York and printed by C. W. Hunsberger. Numbered 43/50, titled, and signed in pencil by the artist in the lower margin. Fine overall condition with small ripples & creases at outer edges of sheet well away from the sight area. Archival mount and mat.
Etching, 1966; edition of 50. Image size 7-3/4” x 5-7/8”; sheet size 13-1/8” x 17-7/8”. Commissioned by Delphic Arts, New York and printed by C. W. Hunsberger. Numbered 27/50, titled, and signed in pencil by the artist in the lower margin.
A fine, well-inked impression showing detail and texture to great effect; minor ripples & creases at edges of the sheet well away from the sight area. Archival mount and mat.
My Father: A Portfolio of Fourteen Images
Fourteen lithographs, 15½" x 20½", on handmade Papier d'Arches, each signed by the artist, together with title page and introduction, 1969; edition of 100. Published by Kennedy Graphics Inc., a subsidiary of Kennedy Galleries, New York and printed by Mourlot Graphics, Ltd., New York. The artist's record of the chaotic human drama surrounding his father's final illness, housed in a dark blue cloth folding case with the artist's signature in gold on the cover. Prospectus laid in. Fine.