Richard SMITH

Great Britain born 1931

  • also works United States of America

Double meadow 1981
Collection Title: the 'Field and streams' series 1981
Title Notes: 003-001
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio, planographic colour aquatint, etching, lithograph from four copper plates and one aluminum plate Support: white, wove, machine mould made, Arches watercolour paper
Manufacturer's Mark: lower right corner and upper left corner, "Arches France" and upper right corner and lower left corner, "36"
Impression: 1/44
Edition: edition of 44 plus 12 artist's proofs; 4 trial proofs; 2 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. Seven colour aquatint, etching, lithograph printed from four copper plates and one aluminum plate. The printing sequence was as follows: tan (lithograph, aluminum plate); red (etching, copper plate); light red (aquatint, copper plate); red and ultramarine blue (etching, aquatint, copper plate); orange and turquoise blue (aquatint, copper plate).
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right corner, pencil "R. Smith 81"
Secondary Insc: numbered lower right corner, pencil "1/44"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "RS81-612"
Dimensions: comp and sheet 46.8 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 2002.1.929
Image rights: © Richard Smith