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United States of America 1928 – Italy 2005

  • Italy from 1981

Prime moments III 1999 Title Notes: 004-002
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic, stencil, intaglio colour lithograph, screeprint, etching, aquatint, hand painted from 14 aluminum plates, four screens, and three copper plates Support: white, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: artist's proof 6
Edition: edition of 40 plus 10 artist's proofs; 4 trial proofs; right to print; printer's proof I; printer's proof II; printer's proof III; Tyler Graphics impression; archive copy
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd
Place Published: Mount Kisco, New York
Date Published: 1999

Edition Notes: A 45 colour lithograph, screenprint, etching, aquatint, hand painted on 26 white TGL, handmade paper. 39 of the colours were printed in 27 runs with 14 aluminum plates, four screens, and three copper plates. Six of the colours were hand painted on each impression after printing. Collaboration with artist and project supervision by Kenneth Tyler, papermaking by John Hutcheson and Christopher Creyts. Aluminium plate preparation and processing by Hutcheson, Tyler, and Creyts, copper plate preparation, processing, proofing, and edition printing by Anthony Kirk and Kimberley Bursic. Screen preparation, processing, proofing, and edition printing by Michael Mueller assisted by Rolf Kaul. Hand painted by Tom Strianese and Michael Mueller.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower left corner, pencil "AH 99"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "APVI" verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "AH98-3459"
Dimensions: comp 66.8 h x 92.2 w cm sheet 66.8 h x 92.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1999
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1509.1
Image rights: © Al Held/VAGA. Licensed by Viscopy