Al HELD, Prime moments IV Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1928 – Italy 2005

  • Italy from 1981

Prime moments IV 1999 Title Notes: 005-002
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic, stencil, intaglio colour lithograph, screeprint, etching, aquatint, handpainted Support: white, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: artist's proof 6
Edition: edition of 45 plus 10 artist's 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 31 colour lithograph, screenprint, etching, aquatint, handpainted on white TGL, handmade paper. 23 of the colours were printed in 18 runs from ten aluminum plates, three screens, and two copper plates. Eight of the colours were handpainted on each impression after printing. Collaboration with artist and project supervision by Kenneth Tyler; papermaking by John Hutcheson and Christopher Creyts; aluminum plate preparation and processing by Hutcheson; proofing by Hutcheson, Tyler and Creyts; edition printing by Hutcheson; copper plate preparation and processing by Anthony Kirk; proofing and edition printing by Kirk and Kimberley Bursic; screen preparation, processing, and proofing by Michael Mueller; edition printing by Mueller and Tom Strianese; handpainting by Strianese.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower left, pencil "A.H. 99"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "98-3460 / APVI"
Dimensions: sheet 59.6 h x 128.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1999
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1496.1
Image rights: © Al Held/VAGA. Licensed by Viscopy