United States of America 1915
America - La France variations I
Materials & Technique:
prints, planographic, collage colour lithograph, collage Support: white, wove, handmade, TGL paper; tan, wove, machine mouldmade, Arches Cover paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: lower right corner, TGL hexagon
Impression: trial proof
Edition: edition of 70: plus 20AP; RTP; PPI; PPII; A; C
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1984
Edition Notes: A 13 colour lithograph, collage printed from 12 aluminium plates. Nine colours were printed on the TGL white paper in the following order: tan, yellow-ochre, red, dark tan, brown, red, grey, blue and black. Three colours were printed on the Arches Cover paper in the following order: medium tan, green and blue. The printed Arches Cover paper was cut and adhered to the TGL paper.
Papermaking by Steve Reeves and Tom Strianese. 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 left corner, pencil "Motherwell". not dated
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "T.P"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon]
verso: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "RM83-708"
comp and sheet 117.6 h x 82.2 w cm
: Terenzio (1991), 297; Walker Art Centre (1987), 443; TGL print documentation, 1984.
: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002 Accession No
: NGA 2002.1.283 Image rights
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