United States of America 1915 – 1991

In white with green stripe 1986 Materials & Technique: prints, planographic, relief, collage lithograph, collage, embossing Support: white, wove, handmade, HMP paper; white, wove, machine mouldmade, Arches Cover paper; natural, wove, handmade, Kozo fiber paper; light blue, wove, machine mouldmade, paper; white, wove, mouldmade, Hodgkinson paper; white, laid, mouldmade, Arches Text Laid
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: colour trial proof II
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]' not dated not titled
Secondary Insc: inscribed, lower right, in pencil, 'color trial II'
Tertiary Insc: embossed, lower right corner, Tyler Graphics Ltd. chop verso: inscribed, lower left corner, in pencil, 'RM86-845'
Dimensions: image 62.4 h x 26.8 w cm sheet 87.0 h x 61.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Terenzio (1991), 346; TGL print documentation, 1987; Engberg/Banach (2003), 378
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.327.2
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