Joan MITCHELL, Bedford I Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1925 – Paris 1992

Bedford I 1981
Collection Title: the 'Bedford' series 1981
Title Notes: 001-000
Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic colour lithograph printed from ten aluminium plates Support: white, wove, machine mould made, Arches 88 paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: show copy
Edition: edition: 70 plus 16AP, 5TP, CTP, SP, RTP, PPI, A, C
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1981

Edition Notes: Ten colours printed from ten aluminium plates: magenta, ultramarine blue (same ink printed five times using five plates), light yellow-chre, orange-red, ochre-green, 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 by Campbell and Funderburg.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "JM81-534" verso: stamped lower right corner, black ink "SHOW COPY"
Dimensions: sheet 108.2 h x 82.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1981
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.246
Image rights: © Estate of Joan Mitchell