Al HELD, Prime moments I Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1928 – Italy 2005

  • Italy from 1981

Prime moments I 1999 Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, stencil colour screeprint and hand painting from five screens Support: white, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: trial proof I
Edition: edition: 14 plus 6 AP, 2 TP, RTP, PPI, TGLimp., A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1999

Edition Notes: A 46 colour screenprint, hand painted in 14 runs from five screens. 30 of the colours were hand painted on each impression after printing. Collaboration with artist and project supervision by Kenneth Tyler; papermaking by Tom Strianese assisted by Rolf Kaul; screen preparation, processing, proofing, and edition printing by Michael Mueller; hand painting by Strianese.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower left corner, pencil "AH 99"
Tertiary Insc: verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "AH98-3457" verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "#9 3/25 + 3/26 / 2 COATS MSA VARNISH (MATTE) / PAINTED ON" verso: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "98-3457 / TPI"
Dimensions: comp 23.4 h x 87.0 w cm sheet 35.2 h x 100.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1999
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.556.1
Image rights: © Al Held/VAGA. Licensed by Viscopy