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Hugh O'DONNELL

Great Britain born 1950

  • United States of America from 1987

Mélusine II 1992 Description: six panels
Title Notes: 004-001
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic colour lithograph printed on hand-dyed paper with additions in oil stick Support: white, wove, handmade, handcoloured, TGL paper
Impression: trial proof I
Edition: edition of 14: plus 4AP, 3TP, RTP, PPI, PPII, A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1992

Edition Notes: A 10 colour coloured, pressed paper pulp, lithograph, hand-coloured printed from four aluminum plates. First, yellow-ochre, red, purple and blue-green dyes were variantly applied to six newly formed white pulp sheets by the artist. Next, purple, dark red, red and black were printed. After printing, the artist hand-coloured each print with red 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 Lee Funderburg.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right, pencil "Hugh O'Donnell 92" [bottom right panel]
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower right, pencil "TP / I/II" [bottom right panel]
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] [bottom right panel] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "HOD91-1094" [bottom right panel] [various other inscriptions on the verso of each panel]
Dimensions: overall 232.6 h x 114.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Tyler Graphics documentation (1992)
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.392.A-F