Roy LICHTENSTEIN, Thinking nude, state I Enlarge 1 /1

Roy LICHTENSTEIN

United States of America 1923 – 1997

Thinking nude, state I 1994
Collection Title: the 'Nudes' series 1994
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, colour relief, collage, hand painting Support: white, wove, mould-made, Rives BFK paper
Manufacturer's Mark: embossed lower right corner Tyler Graphics Ltd chop
Edition State: state 1
Impression: unsigned collage proof
Edition: edition of 10: plus 6AP; RTP; PPI; PPII; TGLimp.; A; C
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1994

Edition Notes: An 11 colour relief print printed from one assembled plate made from one aluminium base plate and seven irregularly shaped plastic plates, one assembled plate made from one aluminium base plate and eight irregularly shaped plastic plates, one assembled plate made from one aluminium base plate and two irregularly shaped plastic plates, and one assembled plate made from one aluminium base plate and one irregularly shaped magnesium plates (two of the assembled plates were also used to print Thinking Nude, RL94-3105). Project collaboration under the supervision of Kenneth Tyler. Preparatory tracing and film work by John Hutcheson, Kevin Falco and Tyler. Plate preparation and processing by Hutcheson, Christopher Creyts and Pete Duchess. Proofing and edition printing by Hutcheson and Creyts.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: inscribed in pencil lower right corner '5/20/94 - cut new ruby lites- / ok for State I print KET' inscribed in pencil lower centre 'this / edge' inscribed in pencil upper right [various printing notations] inscribed in pencil upper centre 'light sand under all hair light sand as is' inscribed in pencil upper centre on masking tape 'Same / Blue' inscribed in pencil verso lower left corner 'RL94-3105A'
Dimensions: comp 89.8 h x 141.6 w cm sheet 106.3 h x 157.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Corlett (2002), 290; TGL print documentation, 1994.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.951.4
Image rights: © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein. Licensed by Viscopy