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United States of America born 1933

Sun sets on the time zone 1989
Collection Title: the "Welcome to the Water planet" series 1989
Title Notes: 006-000
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, paper pulp, planographic, collage coloured pressed paper pulp, lithograph, collage Support: white, wove, handmade, handcoloured, TGL paper; white, wove, machine mouldmade, Rives BFK paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: colour trial proof 2
Edition: edition of 47: plus 14AP; 2CTP; RTP; PPI; PPII; A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1989

Edition Notes: 17 colour, coloured pressed paper pulp work with lithography collage elements adhered. First, one newly made white base sheet was uniquely coloured by the artist with the following dyed pulp colours applied with ladles and by spraying with a pattern pistol through hand-cut plastic stencils: purple, light red, yellow, medium yellow, dark red and dark purple. The paper was then pressed and dried. The following colours were each printed from an aluminium lithography plate for the collage elements: (clock element) dark blue, blue; (face element) brown, yellow, red, magenta, dark transparent brown, blue-grey; (lower left element) black; (lower middle element) black; (lower right element) black. After printing, the collage elements were cut and adhered to the paper pulp using archival adhesive. Papermaking by Tom Strianese, Paul Imboden and John Fulton. Image stencils hand-cut by Michael Mueller, john Hutcheson and Jim Lefkowitz. Paper colouring by the artist assisted by Strianese, Imboden and Fulton. Plate preparation, processing, proofing and edition printing by Lee Funderburg and John Hutcheson assisted by Lefkowitz. Preparation and adhering of collage elements by Fulton and Lefkowitz.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right corner, pencil "James Rosenquist 1989"
Secondary Insc: titled lower left corner, pencil "Sunset on the time zone" inscribed lower left corner, pencil "color trial proof / 2/12"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "JR88 969" verso: inscribed lower left corner, purple marker "#57 / 1.11.89"
Dimensions: comp and sheet 201.0 h x 147.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1989.
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.394
Image rights: © James Rosenquist/VAGA. Licensed by Viscopy