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Robert MOTHERWELL

United States of America 1915 – 1991

Reynitas label c.1975 Description: pasted down cigarette label with printing instructions
Creation Notes: This print was abandoned.
Materials & Technique: prints, found cigarette packet adhered to cardboard with mylar overlay in preparation for the creation of colour separation negatives and subsequent planographic printing Support: cigarette packet; white, wove, machine made card; Mylar overlay
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: unique
Edition: not editioned
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York

Edition Notes: This cigarette packet is prepared for colour separation negatives to be made. The negatives would then be used for planographic printing. The print was abandoned and never editioned.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: inscribed lower right corner, black ink "enlarge and make negatives for Black Flat/ green Flat/ white tax stamp Flat" inscribed upper centre, black ink " 38" + or -" [arrow] inscribed centre left, black ink, "[arrow upwards] 3" 1/4" dia pinholes" / "21" (must be) [arrow sideways] 600 %" [vertically]
Dimensions: object 9.0 h x 16.2 w cm card 46.6 h x 25.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1435
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