Joan MITCHELL, Bedford III Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1925 – Paris 1992

Bedford III 1981
Collection Title: the 'Bedford' series 1981
Title Notes: 001-002
Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic colour lithograph printed from seven aluminium plates Support: white, wove, machine mould made, Arches 88 paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: show copy
Edition: edition of 70: plus 16AP; TP; CTP; SP; RTP; PPI; PPII; A; C
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1981

Edition Notes: A seven colour lithograph printed from seven aluminium plates. The printing sequence was as follows: ultramarine blue (same colour printed twice), medium blue, magenta, green, grey and black. Prep work for continuous tone lithography by Kenneth Tyler. Plate preparation and processing by Lee Funderburg, proofing by Roger Campbell, Funderburg and Tyler, edition printing y Campbell and Funderburg.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "JM81-533" verso: stamped lower left corner, black ink "SHOW COPY"
Dimensions: sheet 108.4 h x 82.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Walker Art Centre (1987), 365; TGL print documentation, 1981.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.243
Image rights: © Estate of Joan Mitchell