Ronald DAVIS

United States of America born 1937

Invert span 1979 Title Notes: 014-001
Materials & Technique: prints, colour paper pulp; hand dyed Support: white, wove, handmade, hand-coloured, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: unsigned proof
Edition: edition of 50, plus 12 AP, 2 CTP, RTP, PPI, PPII, A, C
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: Bedford Village, New York
Date Published: 1979

Edition Notes: A 34 colour (including six pulp colours, six dye colours and 22 ink colours) screenprint, lithograph printed from two screens, five aluminium plates and one stone. Yellow, orange, violet, tan, light blue and green pulps and yellow, orange, red, pink, purple and blue dyes were applied on a newly made white pulp base sheet. This was pressed and dried. Medium blue, vermilion, dark blue-green, medium green, light green, yellow-orange, medium orange and red-brown were printed from screen #1. Medium orange, dark blue-violet, dark pink, medium pink, violet, grey-brown, light grey-pink and blue-green were printed from screen #2. (Each screen colour was printed separately. As each colour was printed, the screen was blocked out.) Blue, grey-green, transparent brown, red and yellow were printed from aluminium plates. Brown was printed from a stone. Papermaking by Lindsay Green and Lee Funderburg. Experimental trials and standard proof paper colouring by artist assited by Kenneth Tyler and Green, paper colouring by Green. Stone preparation, processing and proofing by Tyler. Plate preparation and processing by John Hutcheson, screen preparation, processing, proofing and edition printing by Kim Halliday.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "RD78-400"
Dimensions: comp 67.8 h x 95.6 w cm sheet 82.4 h x 106.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1979; Walker Art Centre (1987), 167.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1739.1
Image rights: © Ronald Davis, Arroyo Seco, New Mexico