Robert MOTHERWELL, Bastos label Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1915 – 1991

Bastos label 1974 Description: collaged cigarette label
Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Creation Notes: This label was used in the printing of the lithograph 'Bastos' of 1975
Materials & Technique: prints, collages, found light blue and gold cigarette wrapper collaged onto one sheet of paper Support: white, wove, machine mould made, Arches paper backing sheet
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: unique
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1975

Edition Notes: This label is a found Bastos cigarette label. It has been adhered to a sheet of paper in preparation for enlargement. The enlarged label was used by Robert Motherwell in his lithograph 'Bastos' of 1975 (RM75-139).
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: inscribed lower centre, pencil "Litho Craft of New England - / Gus, see me about this enlargement/ 9/74 Ken"
Dimensions: label 18.0 h x 16.0 w cm sheet 37.2 h x 29.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Tyler Graphics print documentation, 1975; see also (RM75-139) Terenzio (1991), 138; Walker Art Centre (1987), 383
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1439
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