1996 Description: folio cover
Collection Title: an unsigned 'Passing bells' portfolio
Title Notes: 001-000
Creation Notes: John Walker began work on 'Pasing bells' in June 1996. The prints were editioned in October 1998.
Materials & Technique:
prints, portfolios, intaglio colour etching printed from two copper plate Support: thin, brown, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: unsigned proof
Edition: edition of 20 plus 8 artist's proofs; right to print; archive copy; Tyler Graphics impression; printer's proof I; printer's proof II
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1998
Edition Notes: Two colours printed: brown and red. A portfolio of twenty-seven original John Walker intaglios with preface by Jack Flam. Collaboration on the project at Tyler Graphics Ltd. from June 1996 to October 1998 under the supervision of Kenneth Tyler. Twelve of the twenty-seven copper plates were made at the artist's studio and reworked at the workshop. Fourteen of the plates have aquatint, two have aquatint and drypoint, and one has aquatint and engraving. Preparation and processing of intaglio plates by Anthony Kirk. Proofing by Yasuyuki Shibata, Kimberely Bursic, Christopher Creyts, Brian Maxwell and Kirk. Editioning by Kirk, Shibata, Bursic and Maxwell. Each intaglio is in an edition of twenty plus eight Artist's Proofs, one Right to Print, one Archive Impression and two Printer's Proofs. Some of the editions have Trial Proofs and State Proofs. The intaglios are encased in a tan paper folio with a two colour etching handprinted on the front of the folio. Preparation and processing of the two copper plates by Kirk, proofing and editioning printing by Kirk and Bursic. The white edition papers and coloured folio were handmade at the workshop by Tom Strianese and John Hutcheson. The preface, title and colophon pages are set in Univers with design by Lorraine Ferguson. Text lithographed at the workshop by Hutcheson and Creyts.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: title etched, red ink "PASSING / BELLS"
etched along spine, red ink "JOHN WALKER PASSING BELLS TYLER GRAPHICS LTD"
portfolio cover 48.0 h x 37.2 w cm portfolio open 48.0 h x 119.6 w cm
: Tyler Graphics pamphlet, 1998; Tyler print documentation, 1998
: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002 Accession No
: NGA 2002.1.191.1