Alan SHIELDS, Wilson's snipe Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1944 – 2005

Wilson's snipe 1992
Collection Title: the 'Shorebirds identification chart' series 1992
Title Notes: 057-001
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, relief, planographic, collage colour woodcut, relief, lithograph, collage Support: top: light yellow-tan, wove, handmade, TGL paper; middle: green, wove, handmade, TGL paper; bottom: white, wove, cast, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: 4/22
Edition: edition of 22 plus 6AP, RTP, PPI, PPII, A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1992

Edition Notes: Papermaking by Tom Strianese and Jed Marshall. Aluminum plate preparation and processing, proofing and edition printing of all printing elements by Lee Funderburg. Preparation and adhering of collage elements by Michael Mueller and Scott Lewis. A 12 colour (including one white paper and two coloured papers) woodcut, relief, lithograph, collage on three sheets printed from four woodblocks, one aluminum plate, one linoleum block, one assembled plate made from irregular shapes cut from a rubber printing blanket and one assembled plate made from irregular lead pieces. The following colours were printed: white, black, red-grey, blue-grey, grey, black, black, green and black. After printing the top sheet was adhered to the bottom cast paper sheet.
Primary Insc: signed lower right, green pencil "Alan Shields". not dated.
Secondary Insc: entitled lower left corner, green pencil "Wilson's Snipe" numbered lower centre, green pencil "4/22"
Tertiary Insc: stamped lower right corner, black ink TGL logo [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower right corner , pencil "AS91-2096" verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "x PAPERSCRUFF IN CENTER"
Dimensions: comp and sheet 66.4 h x 66.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Tyler Graphics documentation (1992)
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.537
Image rights: © Alan Shields