Robert MOTHERWELL, Black rumble Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1915 – 1991

Black rumble 1982-1983 Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic colour lithograph Support: white, wove, machine mouldmade, Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: lower left "ARCHES / FRANCE [infinity symbol]"
Impression: unsigned proof
Edition: edition of 65: plus 12AP; TP; RTP; PPI; PPII; A; C
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1985

Edition Notes: This image is a combination of plates from Black Rumble and an unknown print with the TGL code RM82-682. It is an early progressive proof of Black Rumble. A three colour lithograph printed from three aluminium plates in red, yellow and black. Prep work for continuous-tone lithography by Kenneth Tyler. Plate preparation and processing by Lee funderburg. Proofing and edition printing by Roger Campbell and Funderburg.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner and lower left corner, TGL chop [hexagon] inscribed lower right, pencil "12" verso: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "RM82-682 / 83-701"
Dimensions: comp 94.0 h x 68.2 w cm sheet 121.8 h x 80.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Terenzio, S. (1990), 308; TGL print documentation, 1985; Walker Arts Centre (1987), 460.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.15.4
Image rights: © Dedalus Foundation, Inc./VAGA. Licensed by Viscopy