Robert MOTHERWELL, Burning sun Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1915 – 1991

Burning sun 1985 Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic lithograph printed in black and red ink from two aluminium plates Support: white, wove, machine mouldmade, Arches Cover paper
Manufacturer's Mark: verso: lower left corner, 'ARCHES [infinity symbol]'
Impression: printer's proof II
Edition: edition of 25: plus 10 artist's proofs; trial proof; right to print; printer's proof I; printer's proof II; archive copy; cancellation proof
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd
Place Published: Bedford Village, New York
Date Published: 1985

Edition Notes: A two colour lithograph printed from two aluminium plates in red and black. Prep work for contnuous-tone lithography by Kenneth Tyler. Plate preparation and processing by Lee Funderburg. Proofing and edition printing by Roger Campbell and Funderburg.
Primary Insc: signed, lower right, in pencil, 'Motherwell [underlined]'
Secondary Insc: inscribed, lower right, in pencil, 'pp II'
Tertiary Insc: embossed, lower right corner, Tyler Graphics Ltd. chop verso: inscribed, lower left corner, in pencil, 'RM83-702 / AFA 316'
Dimensions: image and sheet 109.6 h x 73.6 w cm internal 1398 h x 998 w mm Framed 1425 h x 1025 w mm
Cat Raisonné: Terenzio, S. (1990), 310; Walker Arts Centre (1987), 461; Engberg/Banach (2003), 357
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.313.1
Image rights: © Dedalus Foundation, Inc./VAGA. Licensed by Viscopy