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United States of America 1915 – 1991

Art 1981 Chicago print 1981 Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic colour lithograph printed from four aluminium plates Support: white, wove machine mould made, Arches Cover paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: signed proof
Edition: edition of 150: plus 25AP; 5TP; RTP; PPI; PPII; A; C
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1981

Edition Notes: A four colour lithograph printed from four aluminium plates in the following order: yellow-pink, orange, red and black. Prep work for continuous tone lithography by Kenneth Tyler. Plate preparation and processing by Lee Funderburg, proofing and edition printing by Roger Campbell and Funderburg. This edition was commissioned by the Lakeside Group for the 1981 Chicago International Art Exposition. The image was also reproduced, with lettering added, as the official exposition poster.
Primary Insc: signed lower centre, pencil "R Motherwell"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "RM81-526- / 13/6/81 / proof W/O BACKGROUND"
Dimensions: comp 56.2 h x 31.4 w cm sheet 127.0 h x 54.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Terenzio (1991), 249; Tyler Graphics print documentation, 1981; Walker Art Centre (1987), 410.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.295