Peking Man Stamp by C.T. Chew - Davidson Galleries
C.T. Chew

Peking Man Stamp

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Medium: Mezzotint
Dimensions: 5 1/2 x 5 inches
Signature: Signed
Artist details: American, 1948
Date finished: 1981
Edition: of 12

Recommended by Sam (Owner & Director):
"This mezzotint by Seattle artist Carl Chew was commissioned by Davidson Galleries in 1981 as an experiment with Japanese pre-rocked mezzotint plates. The intended edition of 20 impressions was not possible due to the premature breakdown of the rocked surface. The artist's stamp-related image reflects his involvement with mail art on an international level. Works surrounding his invented notion of a Prehistoric Post Office traveled all over the world and were part of a Davidson Galleries exhibition that toured Canada and the U.S. with works by other members of the multinational Artist Stamp movement."