Steven SORMAN, facing Enlarge 1 /1

Steven SORMAN

United States of America born 1948

facing 1992
Collection Title: the 'long year' series 1992
Title Notes: 000-066
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio colour etching, aquatint, drypoint and colour encaustic hand painting Support: white, wove, machine mould made, Saunders paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: 2/20
Edition: variant edition: 20 plus 4AP; 2TP; RTP; PPI; A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1992

Edition Notes: Etching, aquatint, drypoint with handcolouring, printed from 1 copper plate. Encaustics were variantly applied to the plate by the artist from a palette which consisted of the following colours: yellow, orange, red, purple, light tan, light blue, ultramarine blue, cobalt blue, grey-green, light grey and gold. Next, red or dark green and purple inks were printed from the same copper plate. After printing, the artist handcoloured each print with encaustics from the palette. Plate preparation, processing and proofing 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: entitled lower right, pencil "Facing" inscribed lower right, pencil "12/20"
Tertiary Insc: verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "SS91-2034"
Dimensions: comp 77.2 h x 71.2 w cm sheet 77.2 h x 71.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1992.
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.420