Robert MOTHERWELL, Untitled, B Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1915 – 1991

Untitled, B 1984 Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic colour lithograph, crayon, scraping, tusche Support: white, wove, machine mould made, Rives BFK paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: right to print
Edition: edition of 100: plus 13AP; 10TP; RTP; PPI; PPII; PPIII; PPIV; A; C
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1984

Edition Notes: A three colour lithograph printed from three aluminium plates in the colours; blue-black, red-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. Editions 'Untitled, A', 'Untitled, B' and 'Untitled, C' are part of a portfolio of artist's prints commissioned by the Spanish government to celebrate the fifth centenary of the birth of Fray Bartolomeo dey las Casas, the first Spanish priest to come to the Americas.
Primary Insc: signed lower right corner, pencil "RM" [underlined]
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "RTP"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "RM89-789B"
Dimensions: comp 50.7 h x 32.4 w cm sheet 50.7 h x 34.9 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Terenzio (1991), 321; Tyler Graphics print documentation, 1984; Walker Art Centre (1987), 456
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.344
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