United States of America 1915
Black for Mozart
Materials & Technique:
prints, planographic, collage, paper pulp colour lithograph, collage, paper pulp Support: white, wove, handmade, handcoloured, TGL paper; white, wove, machine mouldmade, Rives BFK paper; buff, wove, handmade, Korean Kozo fibre paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: colour trial proof
Edition: edition of 40: plus 16AP; 3TP; CTP; WP; RTP; PPI; PPII; A; C
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1991
Edition Notes: A 14 colour, including three pulp colours, one dye colour and two paper colours, lithograph, collage printed from eight aluminium plates. First, the handmade paper was handcoloured using green, blue and red pulps applied on a newly made white pulp base sheet by spraying with a pattern pistol through hand-cut plastic stencils. After the paper was pressed and dried, black, red, and black were each printed from an aluminium plate. Grey dye was then applied on the dampened sheet by spraying with a pattern pistol through a handcut plastic stencil. Grey, light orange, yellow and dark orange were each printed from an aluminium plate on Rives BFK paper. Black was printed on natural Kozo paper from an aluminium plate. These papers were torn and adhered to the handmade paper.
Papermaking by Tom Strianese assisted by Jed Marshell and Brian Maxwell. Image stencils handcut by Strianese. Prep work for continuous tone lithography by Kenneth Tyler. Aluminium plate preparation, processing and proofing by John Hutcheson and Kevin Falco assisted by Eric Ting. Edition printing by Falco assisted by Lee Funderburg and Ting. Preparation and adhering of collage elements by Falco and Hutcheson.
Primary Insc: signed lower right, pencil "RM[underlined]". not dated
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower right, pencil "color trial"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon]
verso: lower left corner, pencil "RM88-1034"
verso: upper right corner, pencil "RTP / DU VIII / 6/8/90 / #27 / - gray pulp sprayed onto dry[underlined] sheet / - has second blk (soft edge)" [diagonally]
comp 152.4 h x 95.0 w cm sheet 162.1 h x 103.6 w cm
: TGL print documentation, 1991
: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002 Accession No
: NGA 2002.1.14.9 Image rights
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