Sublime Orfebreria
(Sublime Jewelry) Series
Rimer Cardillo
Mariposa del Convento de San Francisco (Butterfly from the Convent of Saint Francis), 1978-79
Cast and engraved polyester resin plate embossing, and cutout zinc plate etching, aquatint, engraving and viscosity printing on paper (printed simultaneously using cutout and stacked felts), artist proof, sheet 29 7/8 x 22 1/8 inches (75.9 x 56.2 centimeters), polyester resin plate (cast in a multiple leaf shape) 22 x 14 1/4 inches (55.9 x 36.2 centimeters), zinc plate (cutout in a geometric shape) 4 3/4 x 6 inches (12.1 x 15.2 centimeters)