James ROSENQUIST, Time door time d'or Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America born 1933

Time door time d'or 1989
Collection Title: the "Welcome to the Water planet" series 1989
Title Notes: 008-001
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic, collage, paper pulp colour lithograph, collage, pressed paper pulp on two sheet of TGL paper Support: white, wove, handmade, TGL paper; white, wove, machine mouldmade, Rives BFK paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: colour trial proof IV
Edition: edition of 28: plus 12AP; TP; 9CTP; RTP; PPI; PPII; A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1989

Edition Notes: 36 colour, coloured pressed paper pulp work with lithography collage elements adhered. First, two newly made white base sheets were uniquely coloured by the artist with the following dyed pulp colours applied by spraying with a pattern pistol through hand-cut plastic stencils: light green, grey-orange, violet, grey-violet, pink-red, titanium white, magenta, red, brown-red, dark red-brown, yellow, yellow-brown-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: (top left face element) brown, red, dark brown; (bottom left face element) brown, red, dark brown, light blue; (top centre face element) light red, brown, dark red, blue, dark brown; (bottom centre face element) brown, green-brown, red, blue, dark brown, transparent brown; (right face element) red, brown, blue, ochre, dark brown. After printing, the collage elements were cut and adhered to the paper pulp using archival adhesive. Papermaking by Tom Strianese, and Paul Imboden. Image stencils hand-cut and metal jig constructed by Strianese, Imboden and Michael Mueller. Paper colouring by the artist assisted by Strianese, Imboden, Kenneth Tyler, Brian Maxwell and Mueller. Plate preparation, processing, proofing and edition printing by Lee Funderburg. Preparation and adhering of collage elements by John Fulton, Jim Lefkowitz, Kathy Cho and Doug Humes.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower centre, pencil "James Rosenquist 1989" [panel b]
Secondary Insc: titled lower left corner, pencil "Time Door" [panel a] inscribed lower left corner, pencil "CTP IV" [panel a]
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [panel b] verso: inscribed lower left corner, orange marker "#4 / 9/14/89/ LEFT" [panel a] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "JR89-974" [panel b] verso: inscribed lower left corner, orange marker "#4/ 9/14/89/ RIGHT" [panel b]
Dimensions: panel a 247.8 h x 152.6 w cm panel b 247.0 h x 152.0 w cm overall 247.8 h x 304.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1989.
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1771.A-B
Image rights: © James Rosenquist/VAGA. Licensed by Viscopy