Robert MOTHERWELL, Mediterranean Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1915 – 1991

Mediterranean 1975 Description: variation proofs
Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic, collage colour lithograph, collage Support: white, wove, machine mouldmade, Arches Cover paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: unsigned proof
Edition: edition of 26: plus 8AP; 2TP; RTP; PPI; A; C
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1975

Edition Notes: A variation proof of 'Mediterranean' holepunched down one side. An eight colour lithograph, screenprint printed from three stones, one aluminium plate and four screens. Stone, plate and screen preparation and processing by Kenneth Tyler and proofing and edition printing by Tyler and Robert Bigelow.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] inscribed lower left edge, pencil "run 1 yel. wash color D run 2 trans black map run 3 black "4" run 4 is plate B blue brush run 5 is plate C blue brush run 6 is plate A color II blue brush run 7 screen trans orange flat STANDARD" verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "RM75-167"
Dimensions: sheet 141.4 h x 112.4 w cm comp 120.8 h x 96.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: see Walker Art Centre (1987), 391 and TGL print documentation, 1975.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.32.5
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