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United States of America 1928 – Italy 2005

  • Italy from 1981

Prime moments II 1999 Title Notes: 003-004
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, stencil colour screeprint, hand painted seven screens Support: white, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: trial proof I
Edition: edition: 16 plus 6 AP, 5 TP, 5 CTP, RTP, PPI, PPII, TGLimp., A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd
Place Published: Mount Kisco, New York
Date Published: 1999

Edition Notes: A 33 colour screenprint, hand painted on white TGL, handmade paper. Seven of the colours were printed in seven runs from seven screens. Twenty-six of the colours were hand painted on each impression after printing. Collaboration with artist and project supervision by Kenneth Tyler; papermaking by Tom Strianese and Rolf Kaul; screen preparation, processing, proofing, and edition printing by Michael Mueller; hand painting by Strianese.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower left, pencil "AH 99"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "AH98-3458" verso: inscribed upper right corner, pencil "#1" [upside down] verso: inscribed lower left, pencil "1st layer MS a Varnish-screened / 2nd layer " " painted / 3rd layer " " painted " [vertical]
Dimensions: comp 52.8 h x 78.4 w cm sheet 75.2 h x 99.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1999
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1450.2
Image rights: © Al Held/VAGA. Licensed by Viscopy