United States of America 1915 – 1991

Black Cathedral 1991 Materials & Technique: prints, planographic, paper pulp lithograph printed in colour Support: white, wove, handmade, handcoloured, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: trial proof I
Edition: edition of 40: plus 14AP; TP; 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 seven colour, including two pulp colours and one dye colour, lithograph printed from four aluminium plates. First, the handmade paper was handcoloured using light orange and orange pulps and orange-red dye applied on a newly made white pulp base sheet using a brush and by spraying with a pattern pistol through had-cut plastic stencils. After the paper was pressed and dried, orange, red, black and black were each printed from an aluminium plate. papermaking by Tom Strianese assisted by Jed Marshall, Paul Stillpass, Brian Maxwell and Paul Imboden. Image stencils hand-cut by Strianese. Pre work for continuous-tone lithography by Kenneth Tyler. Plate preparation, processing and proofing by John Hutcheson and Lee Funderburg assisted by Kevin Falco. Edition printing by Hutcheson assisted by John Fulton and Falco assisted by Funderburg and Eric Ting.
Primary Insc: signed lower right, pencil "RM"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower right, pencil "Trial I"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left, pencil "#12/ 5/21/90"
Dimensions: sheet 127.0 h x 54.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Tyler print documentation, 1991.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1206.1
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