Robert MOTHERWELL, Vivo (sepia) Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1915 – 1991

Vivo (sepia) 1986 Title Notes: 011-001
Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic colour lithograph Support: cream, wove, handmade, Yoshobi paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: colour trial proof
Edition: edition of 13: plus 3AP; 2TP; CTP; RTP; PPI; PPII; A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1986

Edition Notes: Colours printed: black and red. A six colour lithograph printed from six aluminium plates in the following order: sepia (printed at Derrière L'Étoile Studios in 1980), red, black, blue, red and black. Plate preparation, processing, proofing and edition printing of one run at Derrière L'Étoile Studios by Maurice Sanchez, James Miller and Linda Larouche. Prep work for continuous tone lithography and transfer of artist's collage material to print processes by Kenneth Tyler. Plate preparation and processing by Lee Funderburg. Proofing and edition printing by Roger Campbell and Funderburg.
Primary Insc: signed upper right corner, pencil "Motherwell [underlined]". not dated
Secondary Insc: inscribed upper right corner, pencil "color proof"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "RM86-893A"
Dimensions: comp 86.2 h x 109.2 w cm sheet 88.7 h x 110.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: WalTerenzio (1991), 334; TGL print documentation, 1986
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.349.2
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