Robert MOTHERWELL, America - La France variations IX Enlarge 1 /1

Robert MOTHERWELL

United States of America 1915 – 1991

America - La France variations IX 1984 Materials & Technique: prints, planographic lithograph, collage Support: mottled tan, wove, handmade, Bemboka paper; white, wove, machine mouldmade, Arches Cover paper
Impression: 2/60
Edition: edition of 60: plus 18 artist's proofs; colour trial proof; special proof; right to print; printer's proof I; printer's proof II; archive copy; cancellation proof
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1984

Edition Notes: A six colour, including one white paper, lithograph, collage printed from five aluminium plates. The following colours were printed on the white paper: green, light tan, light green-tan, blue and black. This printed paper was torn and adhered to the mottled tan paper. Prep work for transfer from artist's original paper collage material to print processes by Kenneth Tyler. Preparation of film copy from collage elements for platemaking by Lee Funderburg, plate preparation and processing by Funderburg, and proofing and edition printing by Roger Campbell and Funderburg. Preparation and adhering of collage elements by Campbell, Funderburg and Tyler.
Primary Insc: signed, lower right corner, in pencil, 'Motherwell [underlined]'
Secondary Insc: numbered, lower right corner, in pencil, '2/60'
Tertiary Insc: embossed, lower right corner, Tyler Graphics Ltd. chop verso: inscribed, lower left corner, in pencil, 'RM83-719 / AFA 305'
Dimensions: image and sheet 73.2 h x 55.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Terenzio (1991), 305; Walker Art Centre (1987), 451; Engberg/Banach (2003), 337
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.288