Anthony CARO, Book of Eden Enlarge 1 /1

Anthony CARO

Great Britain 1924 – 2013

Book of Eden 2000 Title Notes: 006-001
Materials & Technique: prints, paperwork, paper pulp sculpture lithograph printed from two aluminium plates onto two sheets of Okawara paper; two panels of four layer TGL lagged up plaster paper; mounted within a plexiglass box Support: thin, antique white, wove, Okawara handmade paper; TGL plaster paper made with plaster of Paris, white cotton, white linen and red wool fibres; plexiglass
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: right to print
Edition: edition of 50 plus 20 artist's proofs; right to print; printer's proof I; printer's proof II; Tyler Graphics impression; archive copy
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd
Place Published: Mount Kisco, New York
Date Published: 2000

Edition Notes: Project supervision by Kenneth Tyler, papermaking by Tom Strianese assisted by Michael Mueller. Lithography plate preparation, processing, proofing and edition printing by John Hutcheson, assembly and collage by Larry Sheldon. Frame construction by Gerlach Frames (Brooklyn, NY). Two original 1 colour lithographs (diptych on two sheets Okawara paper), collaged on two panels four layer TGL lagged up plaster paper. Lithographs printed in 1 run from 1 aluminium plate. Plaster paper made with plaster of Paris, white cotton, white linen and red wool fibres. The individual sheets were couched together into quadruple layers and then dried onto a curved mould in a heated chamber.
Primary Insc: signed and dated, lower left corner, in pencil, 'A Caro / 1999' [on sheet b]
Secondary Insc: numbered, lower left corner, in pencil, 'RTP' [on sheet b]
Tertiary Insc: embossed, lower right corner, TGL chop [on sheet b] verso: inscribed, lower left corner, in pencil, 'AC99-3516' [sheet b]
Dimensions: comp a) 11.6 h x 12.0 w cm comp b) 15.4 h x 11.0 w cm sheet a 20.8 h x 14.2 w cm sheet b 20.8 h x 14.2 w x 5.0 d cm book 25.2 h x 34.0 w x 5.0 d cm box 40.8 h x 49.7 w x 14.8 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.478