United States of America
1986 Title Notes: 002-003
Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique:
prints, relief, intaglio colour relief, woodcut and mezzotint Support: white, wove, handmade, handcoloured, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: artist's proof 11
Edition: edition 50 plus 12 artist's proofs; 2 trial proof; colour trial proof; right to print; printer's proof I; printer's proof II; archive copy
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd
Place Published: Bedford Village, New York
Date Published: 1986
Edition Notes: A 20 colour (including four dye colours and 16 ink colours) relief, woodcut, mezzotint printed from two magnesium plates, one woodblock and one assembled plate made from three irregularly shaped copper plates. First, yellow, orange, blue and grey dyes were used to colour a newly made white pulp base sheet. After the paper was pressed and dried, the printing sequence was as follows: violet, light blue, blue, dark brown and black (relief, magnesium plate); transparent base, blend of light yellow-ochre, yellow-ochre, light red-brown and brown, blend of transparent base, light grey and grey, black (woodcut, birchwood block); red and ultramarine blue (mezzotint, assembled plate); black (relief, magnesium plate).
Papermaking by Steve Reeves and Tom Strianese. Magnesium plate and woodblock preparation by Swan Engraving. Copper plate preparation by Rodney Konopaki and Bob Cross, proofing and edition printing of all printing elements by Konopaki and Bob Cross.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right corner, pencil "T.L. Solien 1986"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "AP 11/12"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon]
verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "TS 85-861"
comp and sheet 106.6 h x 41.4 w cm
: TGL print documentation, 1986
: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002 Accession No
: NGA 2002.1.742.1