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Joan MITCHELL

United States of America 1925 – Paris 1992

Weeds I 1992 Place made: Mount Kisco, New York, New York, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio etching and aquatint printed from six copper plates on two sheets Support: cream, wove, machine mould made, Arches paper
Impression: unsigned proof
Edition: edition of 25 plus 8 artist's proofs, right to pull, 2 printer's proofs, archive proof
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1992

Edition Notes: Trial proof quality with printer's notations on verso in pencil. A three colour etching, aquatint printed on two sheets from six copper plates. Yellow, light transparent violet and black were each printed from three plate on each of these sheets. Plate preparation, processing and proofing by Anthony Kirk assisted by Kathy Cho, Brian Maxwell and Doug Humes. Edition printing by Susan Hover. Two images printed on the single sheet of paper.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: verso: inscribed lower right corner in pencil "JM2018 12/3 #1" (sheet a and sheet b) verso: inscribed lower right in pencil "P- -/ w+c-22 13/16/ D-22 5/8" [vertically] (sheet a and sheet b) verso: inscribed lower centre in pencil "Lighter purple/ Darker yellow [both in box]/ PRINT YELLOW - BLOT 1 TIME W/ TISSUE/ LET DRY BEFORE PURPLE" (sheet a) verso: inscribed lower left in pencil "P- -/ w+c - 16 13/16/ D-16 9/16" (sheet a) verso: inscibed centre left in pencil "[left arrow]/C" (sheet a) verso: inscribed upper centre in pencil "[upwards arrow] R" (sheet a) verso: inscribed lower centre in pencil "Lighter purple/ Darker yellow [encircled]/ PRINT YELLOW B IX-/ DRY BEFORE IP." verso: inscribed lower left in pencil "P- - /w+c- 16 ¾/ P- 16 ½" verso: inscribed upper centre in pencil "[upwards arrow] L" (sheet b) embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] (sheet a)
Dimensions: comp b 50.8 h x 42.0 w cm sheet 57.2 h x 42.4 w cm comp a 51.0 h x 42.2 w cm sheet 57.6 h x 42.4 w cm overall 57.2 h x 84.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1992
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.271.4.A-B
Image rights: © Estate of Joan Mitchell