United States of America 1915
In white with green stripe
Materials & Technique:
prints, planographic, relief, collage lithograph, collage, embossing Support: white, wove, machine mouldmade, BFK Rives paper; grey, wove, handmade, TGL paper; white, laid, mouldmade, Arches Text Laid paper; beige, wove, handmade Kozo fibre paper
Manufacturer's Mark: lower left corner, 'BFK RIVES / FRANCE [infinity symbol]'
Impression: colour trial proof I
Edition: edition of 75: plus 16AP; 5CTP; 2SP; RTP; PPI; PPII; A; C
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1987
Edition Notes: A nine colour (including four coloured papers) lithograph, relief, collage, embossing printed from four aluminium plates and two copper plates in the following order: green (on Arches Cover paper, relief, copper plate), inkless (on Arches Cover paper, embossing, copper plate), green-black (on Arches Text Laid paper, lithograph, aluminium plate), purple-black (on Arches Text Laid paper, lithograph, aluminium plate), blue-black (on Hodgkinkinson paper, lithograph, aluminium plate), and black (on Kozo fiber paper, lithograph, aluminium plate). The Arches Text Laid, Hodgkinson and Kozo fiber papers were cut and torn and adhered to the Arches Cover paper which was then adhered to the HMP paper.
Prep work for continuous tone lithography by Kenneth Tyler. Aluminium plate preparation and processing by Lee Funderburg, prrofing and edition printing by Roger Campbell and Funderburg. Copper plate preparation by Campbell, proofing and edition printing by Funderburg.
Primary Insc: signed, lower right, in pencil, 'R.Motherwell [underlined]'
Secondary Insc: inscribed, lower right, in pencil, 'color trial I'
Tertiary Insc: embossed, lower right corner, Tyler Graphics Ltd. chop
verso: inscribed, lower left corner, in pencil, 'RM86-845'
image 51.2 h x 27.0 w cm sheet 76.0 h x 50.0 w cm
: Terenzio (1991), 346; TGL print documentation, 1987; Engberg/Banach (2003), 378
: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002 Accession No
: NGA 2002.1.327.1 Image rights
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