Robert MOTHERWELL, The quarrel Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1915 – 1991

The quarrel 1983 Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic colour lithograph Support: white, wove, machine mouldmade, Arches Cover paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: colour trial proof II
Edition: edition of 100: plus 20AP; 4CTP; RTP; PPI; PPII; A; C
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1983

Edition Notes: A five colour lithograph printed from five aluminium plates in the following order: tan, transparent grey, black, black and red. Prep work for continuous tone lithography by Kenneth Tyler. Plate preparation and processing by Lee Funderburg, proofing and edition printing by Roger Campbell and Funderburg. This edition was commissioned by The American Poetry Review. The poem "The Quarrel" by Stanley Kunitz, was set in Bodoni Bold type by Emsworth Studio.
Primary Insc: signed lower right corner, pencil "Motherwell [underlined]". not dated
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "color trial II"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "RM83-686"
Dimensions: comp and sheet 101.6 h x 65.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Terenzio (1991), 294; Walker Art Centre (1987), 442; TGL print documentation, 1983.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.338.2
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