United States of America 1915
Collection Title: an 'El Negro' portfolio 1983
Page: page 22
Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
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 lower 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 "Negros hoyos brocales para el grito/ negro del eco que devuelve negro/ de aguas paralizadas/ Black holes gaping for the shriek/ Black of the echo returning black/Of motionless waters"
verso: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "p.22"
sheet 38.4 h x 37.4 w cm
: See Terenzio (1991), 268-291; TGL print documentation, 1983; Walker Art Centre (1987), 415-440.
: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002 Accession No
: NGA 2002.1.1400.9 Image rights
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