Ronald DAVIS

United States of America born 1937

Upright slab 1975 Title Notes: 005-005
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio 14-colour aquatint, etching, drypoint, engraving printed from 3 copper plates Support: white HMP, handmade, hand-coloured
Impression: right to print
Edition: edition of 37, plus 10 artist's proofs; 2 trial proofs; 2 colour trial proofs; right to print; printer's proof I; archive copy; cancellation proof
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd
Place Published: Bedford Village, New York
Date Published: 1975

Edition Notes: Papermaking by John and Kathleen Koller at HMP; experimental trials and standard proof paper colouring by artist assisted by Kenneth Tyler and John Koller; paper colouring by John and kathleen Koller; plate preparation, processing, proofing and edition printing by Betty Fiske. A 14 colour (5 pulp colours, 6 dye colours and 3 ink colours) aquatint, etching, drypoint and engraving printed from 3 copper plates. Yellow, orange, red, violet and purple pulps and yellow, orange, red, violet, blue, and green dyes were applied on a newly made white pulp base sheet. After this was pressed and dried the following colours were printed; blue (etching, aquatint, engraving, drypoint), yellow (aquatint), and red (aquatint).
Dimensions: 60.4 h x 51.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.244
Image rights: © Ronald Davis, Arroyo Seco, New Mexico