Robert MOTHERWELL, The quarrel Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1915 – 1991

The quarrel 1983 Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic lithograph printed in black ink from one aluminium plate; collage Support: white, wove, machine mouldmade, Arches Cover paper; grey, wove, machine mouldmade, Rives paper; light khaki rag board
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: unsigned working collage
Edition: edition of 100: plus 20AP; 4CTP; RTP; PPI; PPII; A; C
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1983

Edition Notes: A five colour lithograph printed from five aluminium plates in the following order: tan, transparent grey, black, black and red. 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. This edition was commissioned by The American Poetry Review. The poem "The Quarrel" by Stanley Kunitz, was set in Bodoni Bold type by Emsworth Studio.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: embossed, lower right corner, Tyler Graphics Ltd. chop verso: inscribed, lower left corner, in pencil, 'RM83-686' verso: inscribed, lower left, in pencil, 'Collage for (Robert Motherwell [underlined])/"The Quarrel" 1983'
Dimensions: sheet 89.6 h x 42.2 w cm board 99.2 h x 50.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Terenzio (1991), 294; TGL print documentation, 1983; Engberg/Banach (2003), 318
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.42
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