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Steven SORMAN

United States of America born 1948

Santos-Santeros IV 1994
Collection Title: the 'Santos-Santeros' series 1994
Title Notes: 001-002
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio, relief colour mezzotint, woodcut, engraving with hand colouring printed from three copper plates and one woodblock Support: white, laid, handmade, Auvergne à la Main paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: verso: lower left "AUVERGNE à la MAIN"; verso: upper left "1526 / RICHARD de BAS" [all inverted]
Impression: artist's proof 2
Edition: variant edition of 5: plus 3AP; RTP; PPI; A; C
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1994

Edition Notes: Colour mezzotint, woodcut, engraving with hand colouring printed from three copper plates and one woodblock. The edition is variantly coloured. During and after printing, the artist handcoloured each impression using water-base pastel and acrylic. Copper plate reworked by Anthony Kirk (the artist brought the plate from his studio). Proofing and edition printing by Kirk, Kathy Cho, Brian Maxwell and Yasuyuki Shibata. Woodblock proofing and edition printing by Kirk, Cho and Shibata.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right corner, pencil "Steven Sorman 1994"
Secondary Insc: numbered lower left corner, pencil "IV" inscribed lower left corner, pencil "AP 2"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower left corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "SS90-2033 / SS161"
Dimensions: comp and sheet 29.4 h x 20.9 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1994
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.464.2