Robert MOTHERWELL, Elegy study I Enlarge 1 /1

Robert MOTHERWELL

United States of America 1915 – 1991

Elegy study I 1989 Materials & Technique: prints, planographic colour lithograph printed from seven aluminium plates Support: brown, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: unsigned proof
Edition: edition of 50: plus 20AP; RTP; PPI; PPII, A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1989

Edition Notes: Colours printed: black and white. A four colour lithograph printed from seven aluminium plates in black and white. The black was printed once using one aluminium plate and the white was printed three times using two aluminium plates for each printing (one plate for the left side and one plate for the right side of the print). Papermaking by Tom Strianese and Paul Omboden. Prep work for continuous tone lithography by Kenneth Tyler. Plate preparation and processing by Lee Funderburg, proofing by Tyler, Hutcheson and Funderburg, edition printing by Hutcheson and Lefkowitz.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: lower left corner, pencil "RM89-961"
Dimensions: comp 81.4 h x 135.4 w cm sheet 99.8 h x 155.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Terenzio (1991), 425; TGL print documentation, 1989.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.25.3
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