Donald SULTAN, Black eggs and roses May 22 2000 woodblock Enlarge 1 /1

Donald SULTAN

United States of America born 1951

Black eggs and roses May 22 2000 woodblock 2000 Description: panel A
Materials & Technique: prints, matrices, woodblock (used for intaglio printing) one of nine woodblocks used in the printing of colour woodcut, with green ink, varnish and blue pen. Support: 3 ply, 2 veneer plywood
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: block 6A
Edition: edition: 12 plus 4AP; 2TP; 2CTP; RTP; TGLimp.; A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 2000

Edition Notes: Used to print green intaglio. Says on tape that this block is A-7 - incorrect is block 6. A 19 colour (including 9 dye colours and 10 ink colours), coloured paper woodcut, printed in 48 runs from 32 maple woodblocks. Collaboration with artist and project supervision by Kenneth Tyler. Papermaking by Tom Strianese and John Hutcheson, assisted by Christopher Creyts. The image stencils for handcoloured paper were cut by Hutcheson and Strianese. Handcolouring by Strianese, Hutcheson, Dahlia Osman and Justin Lee. Woodblock preparation by Creyts and Hutcheson with proofing by Creyts, Hutcheson and Peter Braune. Additional proofing and edition printing by Tyler, Yasuyuki Shibata, Osman and Lee, assisted by Marcus Yip, Huiling Wong, Hwee Hwee Loo and Azlina Adam.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: inscribed lower right corner, blue pen "A 7[circled]" [on tape] inscribed top edge, black pen "DS-00-3495" inscribed top left edge, black pen "TOP" inscribed top right edge, black pen "A-7[crossed out] 6"
Dimensions: wood 91.9 h x 94.0 w x 1.2 d cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 2000
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1495.6
Image rights: © Donald Sultan