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United States of America born 1949

Excalibur 1986 Materials & Technique: prints, relief, intaglio colour relief, woodcut and mezzotint Support: white, wove, handmade, handcoloured, TGL paper
Impression: parent
Edition: edition 50 plus 12AP, 2TP, CTP, RTP, PPI, PPII, A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: 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.
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1986
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.742.1-3