Hugh O'DONNELL, Mélusine I Enlarge 1 /1


Great Britain born 1950

  • United States of America from 1987

Mélusine I 1992 Title Notes: 003-003
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic colour lithograph printed on hand-dyed paper with additions in oil stick Support: white, wove, handmade, handcoloured, TGL paper
Impression: artist's proof 4
Edition: edition of 15: plus 4AP, 2TP, RTP, PPI, PPII, A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1992

Edition Notes: A nine colour coloured, pressed paper pulp, lithograph, hand-coloured printed from three aluminum plates. First, the six sheets of handmade paper were variantly coloured with yellow-ochre, red, purple and blue-green dyes.Next, dark blue, black and dark grey-green were printed. After printing, the artist hand-coloured each print with black and blue oil stick. Papermaking by Tom Strianese and Jed Marshall. Paper colouring by artist assisted by Strianese and Marshall. Prep work for continous tone lithography by Kenneth Tyler. Plate preparation, processing, proofing, and edition printing by John Hutcheson assisted by Scott Lewis. Edition printing by Hutcheson.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right, pencil "A O Donnell 92" [bottom right panel]
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower right, pencil "AP4" [bottom right panel]
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] [bottom right panel] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "HOD91-1043" [bottom right panel] [various other inscriptions on the verso of each panel]
Dimensions: overall 231.2 h x 114.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Tyler Graphics documentation (1992)
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.507.A-F