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Steven SORMAN

United States of America born 1948

coming going, state I 1991
Collection Title: the 'half light' series 1991
Title Notes: 000-028
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio colour mezzotint, carborundum, with acrylic additions Support: white, wove, machine mould made, Rives BFK paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: state I
Impression: 8/8
Edition: edition 8 plus 3AP, 2WP, RTP, A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1991

Edition Notes: An original four colour mezzotint, carborundum, hand-coloured and printed from one copper plate and one assembled plate made from five irregularly shaped carborundum acetate plates mounted on lexan plastic. Black was printed from the copper plate. Blue and white were printed from the assembled plate. After printing, Tom Strianese and Jed Marshall hand-coloured each impression with blue printing ink. Copper plate sandblasting and annealing by Checkmate Industries. Proofing and edition printing by Paul Stillpass, with carborundum acetate plate proofing by Anthony Kirk. Edition printing by Tom Strianese and Jed Marshall.
Primary Insc: recto: signed and dated lower right corner, pencil "Steven Sorman 1991"
Secondary Insc: recto: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "State I 8/8"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "coming going" verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "SS90-1017A"
Dimensions: sheet 81.8 h x 102.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Tyler Graphics documentation 1991
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.411.4