Robert MOTHERWELL, Elegy sketch, state I Enlarge 1 /1

Robert MOTHERWELL

United States of America 1915 – 1991

Elegy sketch, state I 1990 Creation Notes: commenced work, 1986; printed in 'Elegy sketch' version,1987; revisited in new state, 1990
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic colour lithograph Support: cream, wove, machine mouldmade, Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: state I
Impression: bon à tirer
Edition: unknown
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1987

Edition Notes: Lithograph printed in four colours: sepia, tan, grey, black.
Primary Insc: signed, lower right corner, in pencil, 'RM [underlined]'
Secondary Insc: inscribed, lower right corner, in pencil, 'BAT'
Tertiary Insc: embossed, lower right corner, Tyler Graphics Ltd. chop verso: inscribed, lower right corner, in pencil, 'RM86-847A' verso: inscribed, lower right corner, in pencil, 'FLAT / GRAY / WASH + 10% WHITE / [tick symbol] [vertically]'
Dimensions: sheet 94.0 h x 130.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Engberg/Banach (2003), 492
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.321.1
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