Robert MOTHERWELL, Blue elegy, state I Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1915 – 1991

Blue elegy, state I 1987 Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic lithograph printed from one aluminium plate with acrylic additions Support: white, laid, handmade, Chinese Tissue paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: state I
Impression: trial proof 2/2
Edition: edition of 2: plus 3TP
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1987

Edition Notes: A one colour lithograph printed from one aluminium plate in black. Prep work for continuous tone lithography by Kenneth Tyler, aluminium plate preparation by Lee Funderburg with proofing and edition printing by Roger Campbell and Funderburg. Aluminium frame.
Primary Insc: signed lower right corner, pencil "R. Motherwell [underlined]". not dated
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "State I trial 2/2"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon]
Dimensions: comp and sheet 94.0 h x 137.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Terenzio (1991), 348; TGL print documentation, 1987.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.309
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