T.L. SOLIEN, Psyche: the blue martin Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America born 1949

Psyche: the blue martin 1985 Title Notes: 001-001
Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, relief, intaglio colour woodcut, aquatint, etching Support: white, wove, handmade, handcoloured, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: artist's proof 11
Edition: edition 50 plus 16 artist's proofs; 8 progressive proofs; working proof; right to print; printer's proof I; printer's proof II; printer's proof III; 2 hors de commerce; archive copy; cancellation proof
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd
Place Published: Bedford Village, New York
Date Published: 1985

Edition Notes: A 23 colour (including three dye colours and 20 ink colours) printed from three woodblocks and four copper plates. First, dark yellow, red-brown and grey dyes were used to colour a newly made white pulp base sheet. The following colours were printed from copper plate: red-brown, yellow, red-ochre, black, orange-yellow, red-ochre, blue and black. The following colours were printed from woodblocks: orange, red, purple, turquoise blue, black, yellow, red-brown, dark brown, blue, yellow, red-brown and grey. This edition was printed specially for the Walker Art Centre. Papermaking by Steve Reeves. Plate preparation and processing by Rodney Konopaki, proofing and edition printing by Konopaki and Bob Cross. Proofing and edition printing of woodblocks by Reeves, Tom Strianese, Konopaki and Cross.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right, pencil "T.L. Solien 85"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left,pencil "A.P. 11/16"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "TGL 0451.3 / TS 85-860"
Dimensions: comp and sheet 56.6 h x 56.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1985; Walker Art Centre (1987), 529
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1544