Al HELD, Prime moments I Enlarge 1 /1

Al HELD

United States of America 1928 – Italy 2005

  • Italy from 1981

Prime moments I 1998 Title Notes: 007-001
Materials & Technique: prints, stencil screenprint with hand painting Support: white, wove, handmade TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: colour printing test
Edition: edition: 14 plus 6AP; 2TP; RTP; PPI; TGLimp.; A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1998

Edition Notes: One of 5 workshop papermaking and printing colour tests with notations front and back of paper. also partial screenprint in grey on verso. various positions in pencil and red ink printing notations. Collaboration with artist and project supervision by Kenneth Tyler; papermaking by Tom Strianese assisted by Rolf Kaul; screen preparation, processing, proofing and edition printing by Mueller; handpainting by Tom Strianese. An original 46 colour screenprint, handpainted on white TGL handmade paper. Sixteen of the colours were printed in 14 runs from 5 screens. Thirty of the colours were handpainted on each impression after printing.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: embossed: lower right corner, TGL chop verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "#2A" + partial screenprinting imagery
Dimensions: comp 22.4 h x 86.8 w cm sheet 35.4 h x 100.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1999
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1448.1
Subject: Archival (Print)
Image rights: © Al Held/VAGA. Licensed by Viscopy