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Description: A striking juxtaposition of a noted Hiroshige image against a photographically reproduced backdrop of the New York skyline prominently featuring the towers of the World Trade Center.

Image is 17″ x 26″ and printed on heavy Arches paper measuring: 21″ x 30 3/4″. It is signed in graphite lower right: “Knigin ’80” and titled in graphite lower left. This is also marked in graphite as an “HC” print… “Hors Commerce”… a gift to the artist from the publisher. Verso is stamped: “Krido Fine Arts 1980”.

Michael Knigin (1942-2011), painter, printmaker and educator, was a full professor at the Pratt Graphic Center in Manhattan between 1967 and 2003. From 1968 through 1972, he also co-owned and directed the Chiron Press where he worked with Andy Warhol, Louise Nevelson, Kenneth Noland, Larry Poons, and Tom Wesselman. His work is in the collections of: The Albright-Knox Museum, Brooklyn Museum, Carnegie Mellon Institute, Cooper Hewitt Museum, Library of Congress,  Smithsonian Museum of American Art and The Whitney Museum of American Art,  among others.

Item #PR00397

Condition: A light crease in the upper right blank margin, otherwise very good.