Ronald DAVIS

United States of America born 1937

Pinwheel, diamond, and stripe 1975 Title Notes: 009-001
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio 27-colour aquatint, etching, drypoint printed from 3 copper plates Support: white HMP, handmade, hand-coloured
Impression: right to print
Edition: edition of 42, plus 10 artist's proofs; 5 colour trial proofs; working proof; 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 27 colour (18 pulp colours, 6 dye colours and 3 ink colours) aquatint, etching and drypoint from 3 copper plates. Yellow, orange, yellow-ochre, light red, medium red, dark red, light pink, dark pink, violet, purple, tan, brown, light blue, medium blue, yellow-green, blue-green, brown-green and light green pulps and green dyes were applied to a newly made white pulp base sheet. After this sheet was pressed and dried the following colours were printed: yellow (aquatint), turquoise green (aquatint) and dark green (aquatint, etching and drypoint).
Dimensions: 50.6 h x 60.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.248
Image rights: © Ronald Davis, Arroyo Seco, New Mexico