Richard SMITH, Ouse Enlarge 1 /1

Richard SMITH

Great Britain born 1931

  • also works United States of America

Ouse 1981
Collection Title: the 'Field and streams' series 1981
Title Notes: 004-001
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio, planographic colour etching, aquatint, lithograph printed from one aluminum plate and four copper plates Support: white, wove, machine mould made, Arches watercolour paper
Manufacturer's Mark: lower right corner and upper left corner, "Arches France" and lower left corner and upper right corner, "36"
Impression: 1/44
Edition: edition of 44 plus 12 artist's proofs; trial proof; special proof; right to print; printer's proof I; archive copy; cancellation proof
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1982

Edition Notes: Copper plate preparation and processing by Rodney Konopaki. proofing and edition printing by Konopaki and Bob Cross. Aluminum plate preparation and processing by Lee Funderburg. Proofing and edition printing by Roger Campbell and Funderburg. Five colour etching, aquatint, lithograph printed from one aluminum plate and four copper plates. The printing sequence was as follows: tan (lithograph, aluminum plate); grey (etching, aquatint, copper plate); red-violet (etching, aquatint, copper plate); turquoise blue (etching, aquatint, copper plate); ultramarine blue (etching, 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 left corner, pencil "RS81-613" [upside down]
Dimensions: comp 51.2 h x 38.2 w cm sheet 76.4 h x 57.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Tyler Graphics print documentation, 1982
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.933
Image rights: © Richard Smith