Nancy GRAVES, Calibrate Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1940 – 1995

Calibrate 1980 Title Notes: 007-002
Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic colour lithograph, etching, aquatint, engraving, printed from 5 copper plates, 1 zinc plate and 1 stone Support: white, mouldmade, Lana paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: unsigned proof
Edition: edition: 30 plus 12AP; 2TP; PPI; RTP; A; C
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1981

Edition Notes: Unsigned proof with last black printing cancelled. A 16 colour etching, aquatint, engraving and lithograph printed from one stone, one zinc plate and five copper plates. Violet was printed from a stone (lithograph). The following colours were printed from copper plates: red and violet red (etching, aquatint); medium blue, ultramarine blue, prussian blue, and black (soft ground etching, etching, aquatint); Turquoise blue (etching, aquatint); yellow (etching, aquatint); light blue, blue, dark blue, green and grey green (etching, aquatint, engraving). Dark brown green and white were printed from a zinc plate (etching). Stone preparation, processing, proofing and edition printing by Kenneth Tyler. Plate preparation, processing, proofing and edition printing by Rodney Konopaki.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Secondary Insc: inscribed, lower left corner, pencil "CANCELLATION PROOF"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop verso: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "NG80-551"
Dimensions: comp 59.6 h x 65.8 w cm sheet 74.8 h x 83.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Padon (1996), 24; TGL print documentation, 1981; Walker Art Centre (1987), 210
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1444.2
Image rights: © The Estate of Nancy Graves/VAGA. Licensed by Viscopy