Roy LICHTENSTEIN, Nude with blue hair, state I Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1923 – 1997

Nude with blue hair, state I 1993
Collection Title: the 'Nudes' series 1994
Title Notes: 035-005
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, colour relief, collage and 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: A six colour relief print printed from one assembled plate made from one aluminium base plate and nine irregularly shaped plastic plates, one assembled plate made from one Lexan© plastic base plate and six irregularly shaped plastic plates, and one assembled plate made from one Lexan© plastic base plate (on plywood) and three irregularly shaped magnesium plates. These plates were also used to print Nude with Blue Hair (RL93-3104). 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, 'ok to make plates for State I KET- 7/11/94' inscribed in pencil lower left 'Square up / edge' inscribed in pencil verso lower left corner 'RL93-3104A' inscribed in pencil verso lower left 'Toray-Gamblin Extra Deep Cad Red / - Toray - 2nd red dots= Brighter Red mix 2 hits / -Toray-Gamblin Extra Deep Cad Red / -litho-Gamblin Ultra Blue'
Dimensions: comp 130.2 h x 80.2 w cm sheet 146.6 h x 95.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Corlett (2002), 287; TGL print documentation, 1994.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.946.3
Image rights: © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein. Licensed by Viscopy