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John NEWMAN

United States of America born 1952

Auto-da-fe 1990 Title Notes: 003-005
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic, intaglio colour lithograph, etching, aquatint, engraving, drypoint printed from 27 aluminium plates and one assembled plate made of nine copper plates Support: white, wove, machine mouldmade, Saunders paper
Impression: colour trial proof I
Edition: edition of 42: plus 10AP; RTP; PPI; PPII; A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1990

Edition Notes: A 23 colour lithograph, etching, aquatint, engraving, drypoint printed from 27 aluminium plates and one assembled plate made of nine copper plates. The following colours were printed from the aluminium plates (*indicates two plates, one for the right and one for the left side were printed using that colour): red*, blue*, blue-black, transparent turquoise*, turquoise*, blue, pink, yellow, dark grey*, light brown, blue-grey*, brown, black*, dark brown, white, transparent tan*, white and dark blue*. Red, green, orange, purple and black were printed from the assembled plate made of nine copper plates. Prep work for continuous-tone lithography by Kenneth Tyler. Aluminium plate preparation and processing by Lee Funderburg. Proofing by Funderburg and Tyler, edition printing by Funderburg assisted by Paul Stillpass. Copper plate preparation and processing by Anthony Kirk, proofing and edition printing by Kirk, Brian Maxwell, Doug Humes and Kathy Cho.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right corner, pencil "John A Newman / 1990"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "CTP I"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] inscribed lower right corner, pencil "[arrow up]" inscribed lower right, pencil "OK TAN" [vertically] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "JN89-986" verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "FACE FLATE 50/50 ULTRA TB / FL RED LINES / RIGHT SIDE FLAT - MIX TUC BLUE BLACK / FACE WASH - VICTORY + 30% TB / RIGHT SIDE WASH - MW DD / TTT TURQ FLAT / RS GRAPHITE LINE / FLAT MIX LYG DD" [diagonally]
Dimensions: comp 139.9 h x 143.6 w cm sheet 145.1 h x 146.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1990; Yokohama Museum of Art (1992), 74.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.135.2