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United States of America born 1948

Trees like men walking 1985 Title Notes: 000-006
Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, relief, intaglio, collage colour relief, woodcut, etching, collage and hand colouring with acrylic and paintstiks Support: white, wove, handmade, TGL paper; yellow-ochre, wove, handmade, TGL paper; white, laid, handmade, Pur Charve Nacre paper; natural, wove, handmade, Nepal paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: trial proof
Edition: edition of 10 plus 4AP, TP, RTP, PPI, PPII< A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1985

Edition Notes: An 18 colour, including six white and coloured papers, relief, woodcut, etching, collage and handcolouring printed from one woodblock, one wood architectural ornament, one copper plate and four magnesium plates. Dark blue was printed on white TGL paper (woodcut). Blue and black were printed on Nacre paper (architectural ornament). Red-brown (relief, magnesium plate), transparent light blue (relief, magnesium plate) and white (relief, magnesium plate) were printed on white paper. Red-brown and black were printed on natural paper. Red was printed on torn yellow-ochre paper. These printed papers and unprinted yellow-ochre paper were assembled and adhered. After printing and collaging, the artist handcoloured each print with red acrylic paint and red and green Paintstiks. Papermaking by Steve Reeves and Tom Strianese. Woodblock proofing and edition printing by Roger Campbell. Magnesium plate preparation by Kenneth Tyler, with processing by Swan Engraving. Proofing and edition printing by Rodney Konopaki, Bob Cross and Reeves. Copper plate preparation and processing by Konopaki, proofing and edition printing by Konopaki and Cross. Preparation and adhering of collage elements by Reeves.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower centre, pencil "1984... / Steven Sorman"
Secondary Insc: entitled lower centre, pencil "trees like men walking" inscribed lower centre, pencil "t.p. I"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "SS87-778" verso: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "SS87 778"
Dimensions: comp and sheet 237.2 h x 102.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1985; Walker Art Centre (1987), 535
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.468