Ronald DAVIS

United States of America born 1937

Pinwheel, diamond, and stripe 1975 Title Notes: 009-002
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio twenty seven colour aquatint, etching, drypoint printed from three copper plates Support: white, wove, machine mould made, HMP paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: 34/42
Edition: edition of 42, plus 10 AP, 5 CTP, WP, RTP, PPI, A, C
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd
Place Published: Bedford Village, New York
Date Published: 1975

Edition Notes: A twenty seven colour (including eighteen pulp colours, six dye colours and three ink colours) aquatint, etching, drypoint printed from three 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. Yellow, orange, red, magenta, 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: yellow (aquatint); turquoise green (aquatint); dark green (aqautint, etching, drypoint). 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.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right, pencil "Ronald Davis 1975."
Secondary Insc: numbered lower left, pencil "34/42"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "RD75-185"
Dimensions: comp 39.8 h x 48.2 w cm sheet 50.6 h x 61.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Walker Art Centre (1987), 166; TGL print documentation, 1975
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.940
Image rights: © Ronald Davis, Arroyo Seco, New Mexico
Image rights: © Ronald Davis, Arroyo Seco, New Mexico