Ellsworth KELLY

United States of America 1923 – 2015

  • France from 1948
  • Europe 1948-1954

Saint Martin landscape, state I-A 1979 Title Notes: 005-039
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic, stencil colour lithograph, screenprint Support: white, wove, machine mould made, Arches 88 paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: upper left corner, "HMP" [vertical]
Impression: 9/9
Edition: edition of 9 plus A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1979

Edition Notes: A 14 colour lithograph, screenprint printed from three screens and 11 aluminum plates. Light blue and turquoise green were screenprinted and the following colours were printed lithographically: process magenta, process yellow, cyan blue, blue, blue-black, transparent light yellow, yellow, transparent yellow, process magenta, blue, transparent orange and blue-black. The edition and state prints for "Saint Martin Landscape are identical except that in the states a darker range of colours was used and the nude image was not a collage element. Plate preparation, processing, proofing and edition printing by John Hutcheson. Screen preparation, processing, proofing and edition printing by Kim Halliday and Kenneth Tyler.
Primary Insc: signed lower right, pencil "Kelly". not dated.
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "State I-A 9/9""
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "EK75-220A"
Dimensions: comp 39.0 h x 55.8 w cm sheet 68.2 h x 85.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Walker Arts Centre, (1987), 325; Tyler Graphics documentation (1979)
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.236
Image rights: © Ellsworth Kelly