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John NEWMAN

United States of America born 1952

Auto-da-fe 1990 Title Notes: 003-006
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
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: colour trial proof II
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 II"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "JN89-986" verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "FACE FLATE 50/50 ULTRA TB / FL RED LINES / FLAT RIGHT SIDE - MIX TUC BLUE DD / FACE WASH - VICTORY + 30% TB / RIGHT SIDE WASH - MIX UW BLUE DD / TTT TURQ FLAT / RS GRAPHITE LINE / SA GRAY CRAYON DD / SN BLACK DD HEAVY LINES / PINK FRW SD / YELLOW FLAT - 50/50 OFFSET / TB DD / 1st WHITE SD / 2nd WHITE DD" [diagonally] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "#2"
Dimensions: comp 140.4 h x 143.6 w cm sheet 145.5 h x 146.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1990; Yokohama Museum of Art (1992), 74.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.135.3