Steven SORMAN, when Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America born 1948

when 1992
Collection Title: the 'long year' series 1992
Title Notes: 000-070
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio colour etching, mezzotint, drypoint and encaustic handcolouring Support: white, wove, machine mould made, Saunders paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: trial proof I
Edition: variant edition: 13 plus 4AP; 2TP; RTP; PPI; 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 'coming going' from 'the half light' series. Encaustics were variantly applied to the plate by the artist from a palette which consisted of the following colours: dark yellow, orange red, dark red, magenta, ultramarine blue, yellow-green, light blue-green, blue-green, black, gold and transparent. Next, green ink was printed from the plate. 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 corner, engraved in paint "Steven Sorman" datd lower left corner, engraved in paint "1992"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower right, engraved in paint "T.P." entitled lower right, engraved in paint "when"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "SS91-2040"
Dimensions: comp 72.0 h x 63.0 w cm sheet 70.6 h x 60.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1992.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.469