Artist Sol LeWitt, American, 1928-2007
Publisher Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Canadian
Title
  • Using a Black, Hard Crayon, Put Fifty Small Dots at Random, over the Surface of the Stone.
Date 1971
Medium lithograph printed in color ink on wove paper
Dimensions Image: 20 × 20 inches (50.8 × 50.8 cm)
Sheet: 28 × 28 inches (71.1 × 71.1 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Friends of Modern Art Fund and National Endowment for the Arts Matching Museum Purchase Grant
Accession Number F76.18.10
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in pencil, lower right: LeWitt
Marks Drystamp, lower right corner: [printer's drystamp]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, lower left: 6/25
Inscribed, lower center, printed in sepia: Using a black, hard crayon, put fifty small dots, at random, over the surface of the stone. Then connect each dot with a straight line. Print the result in four colors (yellow, black, red and blue) by turning the stone a quarter turn for each color.
Inscribed, in pencil, lower center below drystamp, verso: NS 154
1976-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
American Prints 1960-1985. Exh. cat., Museum of Modern Art. New York, 1986, p. 224.