A Pilgrimage to My Mother's Land, 1993

  • Glenn Ligon, American, born 1960
  • Burnet Editions, New York

Etching printed in black ink on off-white chine colle on white wove paper

  • Framed: Plate: 21 7/8 × 15 1/4 inches (55.6 × 38.7 cm) Sheet: 28 × 21 1/8 inches (71.1 × 53.7 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Friends of Modern Art Fund

1996.61.6

Department

African American Art

  • Race (concept)
  • Slavery
  • Autobiography
  • Narrative
  • Allusion
  • Chine collé
  • Typography
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Wove paper
  • Text
  • Quotations (texts)
  • Etching
  • Title page
  • Pilgrimage
  • Narrative
  • New york
  • Darlington

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed, lower right: Glenn Ligon '93

Drystamp, lower right of the white wove sheet: BURNET / EDITIONS; watermark: ARCHES

Inscribed in pencil, lower left of the white wove sheet: 26/45 Signed and dated in pencil, lower right of the white wove sheet: Glenn Ligon '93

Provenance

1996-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Courtesy of Regen Projects, Los Angeles Contact: Glenn Ligon Regen Projects 633 North Almont Drive, Los Angeles, CA. 90069 Phone: 310-276-5424, Fax: 310-276-7451, Email: office@regenprojects.com

Glenn Ligon, A Pilgrimage to My Mother's Land, 1993, etching printed in black ink on off-white chine colle on white wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Friends of Modern Art Fund, 1996.61.6.