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United States of America 1915 – 1991

Negro 1981-83
Collection Title: an 'El Negro' portfolio 1983
Page: page 4
Creation Notes: Robert Motherwell began collaborating with Kenneth Tyler on 'El Negro' in 1981. The book was editioned in 1983. 'Negro' was started on the 8 February 1981. The RTP was printed on the 13 February 1983.
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic lithograph printed from one aluminium plate, tusche Support: white, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Impression: parent
Edition: edition: 51 plus 10AP; TP; PPI; PPII; RTP; A; C; 3HC
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1983

Edition Notes: Robert Motherwell prepared the nineteen lithographic images in 'El Negro' on Mylar and acetate sheets using Paintstiks, grease pencils and alcohol tusche which he applied with brushes and a bamboo pen. The images were transferred to aluminium plates by Lee Funderburg. The plates were printed by Funderburg and Roger Campbell on a flat bed offset press. Papermaking by Steve Reeves and Tom Strianese.
Cat Raisonné: Terenzio, S. (1980), 269; TGL print documentation, 1983; Walker Art Centre (1987), 418
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1404.1-2