Aquatint, Soft-ground Etching, Roulette. Duffy 165. Edition 25. Signed, dated, and annotated imp in pencil.
Image size 8 15/16 x 11 13/16 inches (227 x 300 mm); sheet size 113/8 x 15 1/4 inches (289 x 387 mm). Scarce.
A superb, atmospheric impression, in warm black ink on cream wove paper, with full margins (1 1/4 to 1 3/4 inches, deckle all around), in excellent condition. Printed by the artist. Scarce.
The artist uses three different intaglio techniques in this work to capture the gritty energy of New York City's monumental skyline. The view is looking south from midtown, with the Empire State Building in the center background and the Chrysler building on the left.
Collections: Dallas Museum of Art, Georgetown University Library, National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian American Art Museum, University of New Mexico.