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Steven SORMAN

United States of America born 1948

now then, state III 1991
Collection Title: the 'half light' series 1991
Title Notes: 000-062
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio mezzotint, drypoint, carborundum, hand colouring Support: white, wove, machine mould made, Rives BFK paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: state III
Impression: artist's proof 4
Edition: edition of 6 plus 4AP, 7TP, RTP, A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1991

Edition Notes: An original four colour mezzotint, drypoint, carborundum, hand-coloured and printed from one copper plate and one assembled plate made of six irregularly shaped carborundum acetate plates mounted on lexan plastic. Grey-green was printed from a copper palte. Black and red were printed from the assembled plate. After printing, Yasuyuki Shibata hand-coloured each impression with black printing ink. Copper plate sandblasting and annealing by Checkmate Industries. Proofing and edition printing by Paul Stillpass, with carborundum acetate plate proofing and edition printing by Anthony Kirk and Yasuyuki Shibata.
Primary Insc: recto: signed and dated lower right corner, pencil "Steven Sorman 1991"
Secondary Insc: recto: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "AP 4/4 state III"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower centre, pencil "now then" verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "SS90-1019C"
Dimensions: sheet 101.8 h x 81.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.458.12