Steven SORMAN, Years and when Enlarge 1 /1

Steven SORMAN

United States of America born 1948

Years and when 1985 Title Notes: 000-008
Materials & Technique: prints, relief, intaglio, collage colour woodcut, relief, etching, lithograph and hand colouring Support: white, wove, machine mould made, Arches cover paper; white, wove, machine mould made, Mulberry paper; white, wove, machine mould made, Masa Dosa paper; buff, wove, machine mould made, Torinoko paper; white, wove, handmade, Oriental paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: trial proof
Edition: edition of 28 plus 12AP, TP, RTP, PPI, PPII, A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1985

Edition Notes: Woodblock proofing and edition printing by Steve Reeves and Tom Strianese. Prep work for continuous tone lithography by Kenneth Tyler. Aluminum plate preparation and processing by Lee Funderburg. Proofing and edition printing by Roger Campbell and Funderburg. Magnesium plate preparation by Tyler, with processing by Swan Engraving. Proofing and edition printing by Reeves and Strianese. Copper plate preparation and processing by Rodney Konopaki. Proofing and edition printing by Konopaki and Bob Cross. Preparation and adhering of collage elements by Reeves and Strianese. 12 colour including five white and natural papers, woodcut, relief, etching, lithograph, collage printed from two woodblocks, one aluminum plate, one copper plate and two magnesium plates. Red was printed on Mulberry paper (woodcut). Light blue (lithograph, aluminum plate), dark blue and blue-black (woodcut) were printed on two sheets of Masa Dosa paper. Red-orange (relief, magnesium plate) and yellow-orange (relief, magnesium plate) were printed on Torinoko paper. Blue-black was printed on Oriental paper (etching, copper plate). These printed papers were assembled and adhered.
Primary Insc: dated and signed lower right, pencil "1984 / Steven Sorman"
Secondary Insc: titled lower right, pencil "tp I / years and when"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, "SS84-781" [vertical] verso: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "SS84-781" [upside down]
Dimensions: comp 144.2 h x 91.2 w cm sheet 147.7 h x 96.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Tyler Graphics Documentation, 1984
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.472