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United States of America 1915 – 1991

Delos 1991 Materials & Technique: prints, planographic lithograph printed from four aluminium plates; hand dyed paper Support: white, wove, handmade, hand coloured, TGL paper
Impression: artist's proof XII
Edition: edition of 40: plus 16 artist's proofs; 5 trial proofs; right to print; 2 printer's proofs; cancellation proof
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd
Place Published: Mount Kisco, New York
Date Published: 1991

Edition Notes: A six colour, including one pulp colour and one dye colour, lithograph printed from four aluminium plates. First, the handmade paper was handcoloured using yellow pulp and blue dye applied on a newly made white pulp base sheet using baster and by spraying with a pattern pistol through handcut plastic stencils. After the paper was pressed and dried, brown-red, transparent yellow, transparent yellow-red and transparent green-black were each printed from an aluminium plate. Papermaking by Tom Strianese assisted by Jed Marshall. Image stencils handcut by Strianese. Prep work for continuous tone lithography by Kenneth Tyler. Plate preparation, processing and proofing by Lee Funderburg and Kevin Falco, edition printing by Falco assisted by Eric Ting.
Primary Insc: signed, lower right, in pencil, 'RM [underlined]'
Secondary Insc: inscribed, lower right, in pencil, 'ap 12/16'
Tertiary Insc: embossed, lower right corner,Tyler Graphics Ltd. chop verso: inscribed, lower left corner, in pencil, 'RM90-1032' verso: inscribed, lower left corner, in grey marker, '86'
Dimensions: image 92.6 h x 59.2 w cm sheet 108.0 h x 75.6 w cm internal 1200 h x 860 w mm Framed 1227 h x 887 w mm
Cat Raisonné: Engberg/Banach (2003), 525
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.21.10