United States of America 1925
Mornings on the bridge
1992 Description: fifth image
Collection Title: a 'Poems' portfolio
Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique:
prints, planographic lithograph Support: white, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: embossed lower right corner, TGL hexagon chop
Impression: unsigned proof
Edition: edition of 76 plus 12 AP, 6TP, RTP, PPI, PPII, A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1992
Edition Notes: One set: cut, scored and printed.
In March of 1992, Joan Mitchell collaborated with Kenneth Tyler on the design and creation of the book which consists of eight lithographs illuminating the poetry of Nathan Kernan, with title and colophon pages, paper folio, and cloth-covered box. The sequence of the book is as follows: paper folio (made of recycled proofs of previous Mitchell prints completed at Tyler Graphics), title page, table of contents, 'Joie de vivre', 'In time', 'Morning', 'Cobble Hill', 'Mornings on the bridge', 'Sky', Urn burial', 'Avenue of poplars' and colophon. Papermaking by Tom Strianese, Jed Marshall and Robert Meyer; prep work for continuous-tone lithography and preparation of toner crayon drawing material by Kenneth Tyler; plate preparation, processing, proofing and edition printing by Lee Funderburg; typography by Emsworth Design Inc., box by Portfolio Inc.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Secondary Insc: title inscribed centre top edge, pencil, 'MORNING [sic] ON THE BRIDGE'
Tertiary Insc: inscribed lower left corner, pencil, 'will need ultra blue printing-'
verso: inscribed lower right, pencil, 'PC YELLOW 3D/ ORANGE MIX 6 3D/ PURPLE MIX 9 3D/ WUP BLUE DD'
verso: inscribed lower right corner, pencil, 'JM92-3040'
sheet 59.2 h x 73.2 w cm
: TGL print documentation, 1992
: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002 Accession No
: NGA 2002.1.1375.4 Image rights
: © Estate of Joan Mitchell