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Robert MOTHERWELL

United States of America 1915 – 1991

Mask (for Ingmar Bergman) 1989 Materials & Technique: prints, planographic colour lithograph printed from four aluminium plates: hand dyed paper Support: white, wove, handmade, handcoloured, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: unsigned proof
Edition: edition of 62: plus 16AP; 5TP; 2CTP; 2WP; RTP; PPI; PPII; A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1989

Edition Notes: A 15 colour lithograph (including eight pulp colours, three dye colours and four ink colours), printed from four aluminium plates. First, yellow, dark yellow-green,green, blue-violet, blue, red-brown, brown and white pulp colours and transparent brown, dark brown and white dye colours were applied to a newly made white pulp base sheet through stencils madeof mylar and lexan plastic. Next, light brown, black, yellow and black were printed from aluminium plates. Papermaking by Tom strianese and Paul Imboden. Prep work for continuous tone lithography by Kenneth Tyler. Plate preparation and proofing by Lee Funderburg, John Hutcheson and Tyler. Edition printing by Funderburg, Tyler and Hutcheson, assisted by Jim Lefkowitz.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner,TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "RM89-966" verso: inscribed lower left corner, pink marker "#92 / 5/123"
Dimensions: sheet 133.8 h x 106.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Terenzio (1991), 412; TGL print documentation, 1989
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.329.12
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