James ROSENQUIST, The light bulb shining Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America born 1933

The light bulb shining 1992 Title Notes: 015-000
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic colour lithograph with attached metal chain, printed from 18 aluminum plates Support: white, wove, machine mould made, Rives BFK paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: artist's proof 13
Edition: edition: 50 plus 16AP, RTP, PPI, PPII, A, C
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1992

Edition Notes: A 21 colour lithograph printed from 18 aluminum plates on white Rives BFK paper. The following colours were printed : light pink, transparent yellow, transparent black, transparent purple, light blue, dark blue, yellow, red, medium pink, transparent blue, dark red, blue, black, transparent red, transparent red, brown, blend of dark red, red, yellow, and blue, and transparent black. After printing, a chrome plated chain was attached to the print with a metal fastener. Prep work for continuous-tone lithography Kenneth Tyler; plate preparation, processing, proofing, and edition printing by John Hutcheson assisted by Scott Lewis.
Primary Insc: signed and datred lower right, pencil "James Rosenquist 1992"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left, pencil "AP13/16" titled lower left, pencil "the Light Bulb Shining"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "JR91-3015"
Dimensions: comp 120.8 h x 94.4 w cm sheet 133.6 h x 106.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1992
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.397
Image rights: © James Rosenquist/VAGA. Licensed by Viscopy