Roy LICHTENSTEIN, Reflections on Crash woodblock Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1923 – 1997

Reflections on Crash woodblock 1990
Collection Title: the 'Reflections' series 1990
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, matrices, matrix (used for relief printing) carved woodblock with varnish and ink Support: five ply plywood stained, varnished with white gloss paint
Impression: woodblock
Edition: edition: 68 plus 16AP; RTP; PPI; PPII; A; C
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1990

Edition Notes: A 14 colour lithograph, screenprint, woodcut, metalized PVC plastic film, collage, and embossing printed from eight aluminium plates, three screens, one woodblock with inlaid irregularly shaped magnesium plates, and one assembled plate made from four magnesium plates. Dark blue (twice), red, yellow and green were printed lithographically. Light blue, light yellow, light green, orange, white, silver and matte varnish were printed from screens. Black was printed from the inlaid woodblock. Silver metalized PVC plastic film was adhered and the print was embossed. Woodblock preparation by Kenneth Tyler with image cutting by the artist assisted by michael Mueller. Final preparation and proofing by John Hutcheson and Paul Stillpass assisted by John Fulton. Edition printing by Stillpass and Tom Strianese assisted by Hutcheson and Kathy Cho. Aluminium plate preparation and processing by Hutcheson assisted by Stillpass and Fulton, edition printing by Hutcheson and Kevin Falco assisted by Eric Ting and Lee Funderburg. Screen preparation, proofing and edition printing by Richard Karnatz assisted by Michael Mueller. Magnesium plate preparation by Swan Engraving, metalised PVC plastic film preparation and adhering and embossing preparation by Karnatz, Fulton and Mueller with embossing by Mueller and Karnatz.
Dimensions: wood 149.8 h x 197.6 w x 1.4 d cm
Cat Raisonné: Corlett (2002), 239; TGL print documentation, 1990; Yokohama Museum of Art (1992), 54;
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1488
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