United States of America 1915 – 1991

Abandoned book study 1981
Collection Title: an 'El Negro' portfolio 1983
Creation Notes: Robert Motherwell began collaborating with Kenneth Tyler on 'El Negro' in 1981. The book was editioned in 1983.
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic colour lithograph printed from two aluminium plates Support: cream, wove, machine mould-made, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: verso upper left corner, TGL hexagon
Impression: unsigned trial proof
Edition: not editioned
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1983

Edition Notes: Two colours printed: red, ochre. This image is printed on a double page.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop inscribed upper left corner, pencil "Remake plates as is on this proof 4/17/81"" verso: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "RM81-550"
Dimensions: comp 59.6 h x 21.8 w cm sheet 38.0 h x 61.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1983.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1431.1
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