Steven SORMAN, dwarf of itself, state III Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America born 1948

dwarf of itself, state III 1991
Collection Title: the 'half light' series 1991
Title Notes: 000-042
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio colour mezzotint, drypoint Support: white, wove, machine mould made, Rives BFK paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: state III
Impression: trial proof II
Edition: edition of 12 plus 4AP, WP, RTP, A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1991

Edition Notes: Plate sandblasting and annealing by Checkmate Industries. Proofing by Anthony Kirk and Paul Stillpass. Edition printing by Stillpass and Yasuyuki Shibata. Mezzotint, drypoint printed from one copper plate in blue.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right corner, pencil "Steven Sorman 1991"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "State III TRIAL PROOF 2"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: titled lower centre, pencil "dwarf of itself" verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "2 SS90-1020C" verso: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "4/26/91 / State IV"
Dimensions: comp 100.3 h x 81.4 w cm sheet 101.6 h x 82.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Tyler Graphics Documentation, 1991
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.417.7