Robert MOTHERWELL, America - la France variations IX Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1915 – 1991

America - la France variations IX 1983 Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic lithograph printed in four colours from four aluminium plates Support: white, wove, machine mouldmade, Arches Cover paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: unsigned proof
Edition: edition of 60: plus 18AP; CTP; SP; RTP; PPI; PPII; A; C
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1984

Edition Notes: No collage included. A six colour, including one white paper, lithograph, collage printed from five aluminium plates. The following colours were printed on the white paper: green, light tan, light green-tan, blue and black. This printed paper was torn and adhered to the mottled tan paper. Prep work for transfer from artist's original paper collage material to print processes by Kenneth Tyler. Preparation of film copy from collage elements for platemaking by Lee Funderburg, plate preparation and processing by Funderburg, and proofing and edition printing by Roger Campbell and Funderburg. Preparation and adhering of collage elements by Campbell, Funderburg and Tyler.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: embossed, lower right corner, Tyler Graphics Ltd. chop verso: inscribed, lower left corner, in pencil, 'RM83-719' verso: inscribed, lower right corner, in pencil, 'AF IX/2'
Dimensions: image 58.4 h x 39.7 w cm sheet 80.8 h x 60.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Terenzio (1991), 305; TGL print documentation, 1984; Engberg/Banach (2003), 337
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.10.2
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