Steven SORMAN, head long Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America born 1948

head long 1992
Collection Title: the 'long year' series 1992
Title Notes: 000-068
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio colour etching, mezzotint, drypoint and colour encaustic handpainting Support: white, wove, machine mould made, Saunders paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: 2/11
Edition: variant edition: 11 plus 4AP; TP; RTP; PPI; PPII; A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1992

Edition Notes: Etching, mezzotint, drypoint with handcolouring, printed from 1 copper plate. The plate was cut from the plate used to print 'now then' from 'the half light' series. Encaustics were variantly applied to the plate by the artist from a palette which consisted of the following colours: yellow, orange, red, magenta, light blue, thalo blue, blue-green, green, white, gold and transparent. Next, red-black and blue-black inks were printed. After printing, the artist handcoloured each print with encaustics from the palette. Plate sandblasting and annealing by Checkmate Industries. Additional etching of the plate by Anthony Kirk with printing by Kirk and Kenneth Tyler. Handcolouring with encaustic by the artist assisted by Kirk and Tyler.
Primary Insc: signed lower right, pencil "Steven Sorman" dated lower left, pencil "1992"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left, pencil "head long" inscribed lower right, pencil "2/11"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "SS91-2037"
Dimensions: comp 67.8 h x 64.0 w cm sheet 69.4 h x 67.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1992.
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.426