Al HELD, Prime moments I Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1928 – Italy 2005

  • Italy from 1981

Prime moments I 1998 Title Notes: 007-004
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
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. 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 inscibed upper right corner and lower left corner, pencil "printing notations" verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "#3 / 10/6, 10/8 +10/9/98 / 10/8 work w/ AH ON THIS PROOF"
Dimensions: comp 22.2 h x 86.8 w cm sheet 35.0 h x 100.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1999
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1448.5
Subject: Archival (Print)
Image rights: © Al Held/VAGA. Licensed by Viscopy