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Richard SMITH

Great Britain born 1931

  • also works United States of America

Pix 1981
Collection Title: the 'Field and streams' series 1981
Title Notes: 002-001
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio, planographic colour aquatint, drypoint, lithograph printed from one aluminum plate and four copper plates Support: white, wove, machine mould made, Arches watercolour paper
Manufacturer's Mark: upper left corner, "Arches / France"
Impression: 1/34
Edition: edition of 34 plus 12 artist's proofs; 4 colour trial proofs; right to print; printer's proof I; archive copy; cancellation proof
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd
Place Published: Bedford Village, New York
Date Published: 1982

Edition Notes: Copper plate preparation, processing, proofing and edition printing by Rodney Konopaki. Aluminum plate preparation and processing by Lee Funderburg. Proofing and edition printing by Roger Campbell and Funderburg. Five colour aquatint, drypoint, lithograph printed from four copper plates and one aluminum plate. The printing sequence was as follows: light pink-tan (lithograph, aluminum plate); blue (aquatint, drypoint, copper plate); light blue (aquatint, copper plate); red (aquatint, copper plate); dark green (aquatint, copper plate).
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right corner, pencil "R. Smith 81"
Secondary Insc: numbered lower right corner, pencil "1/34"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower left corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "RS81-611"
Dimensions: comp 48.0 h x 40.0 w cm sheet 76.4 h x 57.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Tyler Graphics print documentation, 1982
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.934
Image rights: © Richard Smith