United States of America 1915 – 1991

Text page 1981-83
Collection Title: an 'El Negro' portfolio 1983
Page: page 12
Creation Notes: Robert Motherwell began collaborating with Kenneth Tyler on 'El Negro' in 1981. The book was editioned in 1983.
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic lithographic text printed from two aluminium plates Support: white, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: verso upper right corner, TGL [hexagon]
Impression: unsigned proof
Edition: not editioned
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1983

Edition Notes: Text printed in black and grey. The plates were printed by Funderburg and Roger Campbell on a flat bed offset press. Papermaking by Steve Reeves and Tom Strianese.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: text printed lithographically lower left, black and grey "El negro nmotherwell/ el profundo compacto entrado de la noche/ Motherwelll black/ Deep compact night arrived" verso: inscribed lower right corner., pencil "p.12" verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "Text 1"
Dimensions: sheet 38.0 h x 35.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: See Terenzio (1991), 268-291; TGL print documentation, 1983; Walker Art Centre (1987), 415-440.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1400.1
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