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Nancy GRAVES

United States of America 1940 – 1995

Calibrate 1980 Materials & Technique: prints, planographic colour lithograph, etching, aquatint, engraving, printed from five copper plates, one zinc plate and one stone Support: white, wove, machine mouldmade, Lana paper
Impression: parent
Edition: edition: 30 plus 12AP; 2TP; PPI; RTP; A; C
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1981

Edition Notes: A 16 colour etching, aquatint, engraving and lithograph printed from one stone, one zinc plate and five copper plates. Violet was printed from a stone (lithograph). The following colours were printed from copper plates: red and violet red (etching, aquatint); medium blue, ultramarine blue, prussian blue, and black (soft ground etching, etching, aquatint); Turquoise blue (etching, aquatint); yellow (etching, aquatint); light blue, blue, dark blue, green and grey green (etching, aquatint, engraving). Dark brown green and white were printed from a zinc plate (etching). Stone preparation, processing, proofing and edition printing by Kenneth Tyler. Plate preparation, processing, proofing and edition printing by Rodney Konopaki.
Cat Raisonné: Padon (1996), 24; TGL print documentation, 1981; Walker Art Centre (1987), 210
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1444.1-2
Image rights: © The Estate of Nancy Graves/VAGA. Licensed by Viscopy