Robert MOTHERWELL, Redness of red Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1915 – 1991

Redness of red 1985 Title Notes: 010-002
Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic, stencil, collage colour lithograph, screenprint, collage Support: white, wove, machine mould made, Arches paper: red Moriki, thin, laid handmade paper: white, wove, machine mould made, BFK Rives paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: colour trial proof III
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, including one coloured paper, lithograph, screenprint, collage, 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, the Rives BFK was printed using light tan, dark tan, light orange and dark orange, red and black (lithograph, aluminium plates). This printed paper was torn; the red paper was torn and both were adheres to the Arches Cover paper. 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. Preparation and adhering of collage elements by Campbell, Funderburg and Brown.
Primary Insc: signed lower right corner, pencil "RM"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "CTP III"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "RM84-804" verso: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "85.21/0378-16" verso: inscribed centre left, pencil "GRAYWASH RG 2SD" [vertical]
Dimensions: comp 60.8 h x 40.6 w cm sheet 62.7 h x 42.4 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 2002.1.335.3
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