Robert MOTHERWELL, Burning sun Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1915 – 1991

Burning sun 1984 Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic colour lithograph printed from two aluminium plates Support: white, wove, mouldmade, Arches Cover paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: lower right corner "[infinity symbol] / HES[fragmented][vertically]"
Impression: cancellation proof
Edition: edition of 25: plus 10AP; TP; RTP; PPI; PPII; A; C
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1985

Edition Notes: A two colour lithograph printed from two aluminium plates in red and black. Prep work for contnuous-tone lithography by Kenneth Tyler. Plate preparation and processing by Lee Funderburg. Proofing and edition printing by Roger Campbell and Funderburg.
Primary Insc: signed lower right, pencil "RMotherwell"; not dated
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower right, pencil "cancellation proof"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop verso: inscribed lower left corner pencil "RM83-701" verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "AFA 316"
Dimensions: comp 94.6 h x 59.6 w cm sheet 109.2 h x 73.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Terenzio, S. (1990), 310; TGL print documentation, 1985; Walker Arts Centre (1987), 461.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.313.2
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