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United States of America 1944 – 2005

Bull-pen 1984 Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio, relief, collage colour woodcut, etching, aquatint, collage Support: top: dark green, wove, handmade, TGL paper; middle: light yellow-ochre, wove, handmade, TGL lattice string; bottom: white, wove, handmade TGL paper and grey, wove, handmade, HMP paper
Impression: parent
Edition: edition of 46 plus 17AP, RTP, PPI, PPII, A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1984

Edition Notes: Papermaking by Steve Reeves and Tom Strianese. Laser-cut woodblock preparation and magnesium plate preparation and processing by Swan Engraving. Copper plate preparation and processing by Rodney Konopaki. Proofing and edition printing by Konopaki and Bob Cross. Preparation and adhering of collage elements by Konopaki and Cross. 32 colour, including one white paper and three coloured papers, woodcut, etching, aquatint, collage printed from one copper plate, one assembled plate made from diamond-shaped woodblocks, one assembled plate made from one magnesium plate with 24 rectangular copper inserts, one assembled plate made from 20 concentric wood rings cut into quadrants, one assembled plate made from 20 concentric wood rings and oen assembled plate made from circular woodblocks. Yellow, yellow-ochre, red, blue, viridian and black were printed on dark green paper (etching, aquatint, magnesium plate). Yellow, orange, purple, blue and gold were printed on yellow-ochre paper (woodcut, quadrant rings). Yellow, orange, red, pink, purple, blue, grey, green, grey, red, metallic green, yellow, orange, red, blue, green and yellow-green were ghost printed from "Odd-job" on dark green, white and grey papers. The printed papers were assembled and adhered.
Cat Raisonné: Walker Arts Centre, (1987), 508; Tyler Graphics documentation (1984)
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.517.1-4
Image rights: © Alan Shields