Ronald DAVIS

United States of America born 1937

Arch 1975 Title Notes: 006-001
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio 15-colour aquatint, etching printed from 3 copper plates Support: white HMP, handmade, hand-coloured
Impression: right to print
Edition: edition of 32, plus 10 artist's proofs; trial proof; 4 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 15 colour (10 pulp colours, 2 dye colours and 3 ink colours) aquatint and etching from 3 copper plates. Dark yellow, light yellow ochre, magenta, pink, violet, brown, light blue, dark blue-green and dark green pulps and yellow and pink dyes were applied to a newly made white pulp base sheet. After this sheet was pressed and dried the following colours were printed: purple (etching), pink (aquatint) and yellow ochre (aquatint).
Dimensions: 49.8 h x 64.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.245
Image rights: © Ronald Davis, Arroyo Seco, New Mexico