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Sylvia Plimack Mangold

SELECTED WORKS
The Elm Tree (8/8/96)
1996
Watercolor and pencil on paper

Paper size: 20 x 16 inches (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
Frame size: 30 3/8 x 25 3/4 inches (77.2 x 65.4 cm)
Signed and titled along upper left edge in graphite
(Inventory #35301)

Provincetown Tree
1991
Drypoint, sugarlift aquatint, roulette, and electric dremel from one plate in brown-black with chine collé on Rives BFK paper with deckled edge

Edition of 10, 3 AP
Image/plate size: 14 5/8 x 16 3/4 inches (37.1 x 42.5 cm)
Paper size: 30 1/8 x 22 1/2 inches (76.5 x 57.2 cm)
Initialed SPM and dated lower right, inscribed ‘During Hurricane Bob’ lower center in graphite
(Inventory #32503)

Maple Tree Detail
2015
Drypoint with spitbite aquatint on paper with deckled edge

Image/plate size: 11 x 13 7/8 inches (27.9 x 35.2 cm)
Paper size: 17 5/8 x 20 inches (44.8 x 50.8 cm)
Frame size: 20 1/4 x 22 1/2 inches (51.4 x 57.2 cm)
Edition of 30
Signed and dated lower right, numbered lower left
(Inventory #36037)

Summer Maple
2008
Drypoint and aquatint

Edition of 30
Image size: 16 3/4 x 21 inches (42.5 x 53.3 cm)
Paper size: 22 1/4 x 26 inches (56.5 x 66 cm)
Signed ‘Sylvia Plimack Mangold’ and dated lower right, titled and numbered lower left
(Inventory #32370)

Pin Oak Crown
2006
Drypoint and etching with aquatint

Edition of 34
Image/paper size:  17 3/4 x 23 3/4 inches  (45 x 60.3 cm)
Signed, dated, and numbered lower right in graphite
(Inventory #32457)

Pin Oak
2004
Drypoint

Image size:  22 1/4 x 28 inches  (56.5 x 71.1 cm)
Paper size:  30 x 36 inches  (76.2 x 91.4 cm)
Edition of 20
Signed and dated ‘Sylvia Plimack Mangold 2004’ lower right, numbered lower left in graphite
(Inventory #24904)

 

The Pin Oak Detail (A & B)
2003
Diptych with drypoint and aquatint on paper with deckled edge

Image size: 13 x 10 1/4 inches each (33 x 26 cm each)
Paper size: 25 x 18 1/2 inches each (63.5 x 47 cm each)
Edition of 25
Signed and dated lower right, titled and numbered lower left on each sheet in graphite
(Inventory #24905)

Winter Pin Oak
1999-2000
Drypoint with aquatint

Edition of 30
Image size: 22 1/4 x 28 inches (56.5 x 71.1 cm)
Paper size: 29 1/2 x 36 inches (74.9 x 91.4 cm)
Frame size: 33 x 38 1/2 inches (83.8 x 97.8 cm)
Signed and dated ‘Sylvia Plimack Mangold 2000’ lower right, numbered lower left in graphite
(Inventory #33704)

The Maple Tree
1998
Lithograph

Edition of 40
Image size: 21 1/2 x 19 1/2 inches (54.6 x 49.5 cm)
Paper size: 31 5/8 x 23 1/2 inches (80.3 x 59.7 cm)
Signed and dated lower right, numbered lower left and titled lower center
(Inventory #32536)

Untitled (Maple Tree) from the Couples Portfolio
1994
Drypoint, etching with aquatint, and spitbite

Edition of 75
Image/plate size: 12 x 11 7/8 inches (30.5 x 30.2 cm)
Paper size: 19 x 20 inches (48.3 x 50.8 cm)
Signed and dated lower right, numbered lower left in graphite
(Inventory #32384)

Nut Trees (Red)
1985
Drypoint, aquatint, and spitbite aquatint from three plates in black, yellow ocher, and red

Edition of 25
Image/plate size: 7 1/4 x 10 1/2 inches (18.5 x 26.6 cm)
Paper size: 26 1/4 x 20 1/2 inches (66.7 x 52.1 cm)
Signed lower center, numbered lower left and dated lower right in graphite
(Inventory #32073)

Aquatint, Sugarlift and Golden Changes
1977
Portfolio of 3 etchings and aquatints in color

Images size (landscape): 8 3/8 x 11 3/8 inches (21.2 x 28.89 cm)
Image size (monochrome & ruler): 3 1/8 x 5 inches (7.9 x 12.7 cm)
Image size (ruler & brushstrokes): 8 1/2 x 8 5/8 inches (21.59 x 21.9 cm)
Paper size: 10 7/8 x 13 7/8 inches each (27.6 x 35.2 cm each)
Edition of 50
Signed and numbered lower right in pencil
(Inventory #35283)

Untitled
1978
Ochre and black ink on sketchbook paper with perforated edge

Image size:  6 1/4 x 12 1/4 inches  (15.9 x 31.1 cm)
Paper size:  11 x 14 inches  (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
Signed ‘Sylvia Plimack Mangold’ and dated lower right below image
(Inventory #26769)

Flexible and Stainless
1975
Lithograph from one plate and three stones in black (twice), transparent gray, and light opaque yellow on Arches Cover white paper

Image size: 10 5/8 x 15 inches (27.3 x 38.2 cm)
Paper size: 21 1/8 x 29 3/8 inches (53.7 x 74.6 cm)
Edition of 50
Signed lower right, titled lower center and numbered lower left
(Inventory #32058)

Floor II
1974
Lithograph from one plate in black on Rives BFK White paper

Edition of 38
Image size: 22 x 30 1/8 inches (55.8 x 76.6 cm)
Paper size: 29 3/4 x 37 3/8 inches (75.4 x 95 cm)
Signed and dated lower right, numbered lower left
(Inventory #26595)

Additional Information

Sylvia Plimack Mangold is an American painter and teacher.  She was born in 1938 in New York City and studied at Yale after receiving a certificate from the Cooper Union. She began exhibiting her paintings in the late 1960’s. In the 1980’s the primary focus of her work became landscapes of the Hudson River Valley, where she lives.

A 1993 retrospective of her works on paper traveled to six university art museums. Plimack Mangold has been included in many group exhibitions, including WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, and Building and Breaking the Grid: 1962-2002, Whitney Museum of American Art, as well as shows at the Museum of Modern Art, the Yale University Art Gallery, and the Annamarie Verna Galerie, Zurich.

Sylvia Plimack Mangold received the 2007 CU President’s Citation and was inducted into The Cooper Union Hall of Fame in 2009.