Robert MOTHERWELL, Redness of red Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1915 – 1991

Redness of red 1985 Title Notes: 010-000
Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic, stencil colour lithograph, screenprint printed from seven aluminium plates and one screen Support: white, wove, machine mould made, Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: colour trial proof I
Edition: edition of 100: plus 24AP; TP; 10CTP; 2WP; RTP; PPI; PPII; 10HC; A; C
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1985

Edition Notes: A 10 colour lithograph, screenprint, printed from one screen and seven aluminium plates. First, the Arches Cover paper was printed using transparent red (screen), and red (lithograph, aluminium plate). Next light tan, dark tan, light orange and dark orange, red and black were printed (lithograph, aluminium plates). Finally, black was printed (lithograph, aluminium plate). 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, proofing and edition printing by Roger Campbell and Funderburg. Screen preparation, proofing and edition printing by Tyler assisted by Chris Brown.
Primary Insc: signed lower right corner, pencil "RM"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "CTP I"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "RM84-804" verso: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "0378-18" verso: inscribed centre left, pencil "2nd RED FLAT-MIX BSD"
Dimensions: comp 60.8 h x 40.6 w cm sheet 66.0 h x 45.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Terenzio (1991), 324; Tyler Graphics print documentation, 1985; Walker Art Centre (1987), 458
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.335.1
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