John WALKER, The witness Enlarge 1 /1


Great Britain born 1939

  • Australia 1979 - 1986

The witness 1999 Title Notes: 011-002
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio etching, aquatint, carborundum, handpainting from two Lexan platic plates and one copper plate Support: white, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: colour trial proof IV
Edition: edition: 18 plus 6AP, 6TP, 3WP, RTP, PPI, TGLimp., A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1999

Edition Notes: An 11 colour etching, aquatint, carborundum, hand-painted printed in three runs from two Lexan platic plates and one copper plate. After printing, each impression was handpainted by the artist using thinned oil paint Papermaking by Tom Straianese; copper and plastic plate preparation by Anthony Kirk; proofing by Kirk and Christopher Creyts; edition printing by Creyts and Kimberley Bursic.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right, pencil "Walker 99"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left, pencil "CTP IV"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "JW 99-3477" verso: inscribed lower left, pencil "Ist RUN BLUE BLACK AQUATINT / 2nd RUN YELLOW/ BLACK CARB / 3rd RUN GREEN PINK TC. BONE BLACK"
Dimensions: comp 41.8 h x 30.4 w cm sheet 57.0 h x 41.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1999
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.132.3