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United States of America born 1948

is was will be, state III 1991
Collection Title: the 'half light' series 1991
Title Notes: 000-048
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio 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 I
Edition: edition of 8 plus 4AP, 6TP, CTP, RTP, A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1991

Edition Notes: A one colour mezzotint, drypoint printed from one copper plate in black. Plate sandblasting and annealing by Checkmate Industries. Proofing by Paul Stillpass. Edition printing by Stillpass and Anthony Kirk.
Primary Insc: recto: signed and dated lower right corner, pencil "Steven Sorman 1991"
Secondary Insc: recto: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "State III trial proof 1"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "SS90-1016 C" verso: inscribed lower centre, pencil "is was will be" verso: inscribed lower right coner, pencil "1st proof after steel facing" [upside down]
Dimensions: sheet 101.8 h x 82.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.433.6