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Terence LA NOUE

United States of America born 1941

The talking drums 1987
Collection Title: 'The ritual series' 1987
Title Notes: 001-008
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio, relief, collage etching, aquatint, woodcut, drypoint, collaged and handcoloured Support: natural, laid, handmade, Korean Kozo paper; white, wove, handmade, Moulin du Verger paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: artist's proof 6
Edition: edition of 42 plus 8 artist's proofs; right to print; printer's proof I; printer's proof II; archive copy
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1987

Edition Notes: A 21 colour(including one white paper) etching, aquatint, woodcut, drypoint, collaged and handcoloured print, printed from two copper plates and one assembled plate made of 21 irregularly shaped woodblocks. The printing sequence for the natural paper sheet was as follows: black (etching, softground etching, aquatint, engraving, copper plate); black (woodcut); transparent yellow, medium yellow, transparent red, red, pink, transparent purple, purple, blue and green (same woodblock used for previous colour). Red-black was printed on white paper (etching, drypoint, copper plate). The two papers were adhered. The white paper collage element was handcoloured after printing using yellow, medium yellow, red. pink, purple, blue, green and black printing inks. copper plate preparation and processing by Mark Mahaffey, Tom DeBolt, Bob Cross, and Kenneth Tyler. Proofing and edition printing by Mahaffey and DeBolt. Woodblock preparation by Roger Campbell, proofing and edition printing by John Hutcheson. Preparation and adhering of collage element by Ron Davey and Henry McGee.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right, pencil "Terence La Noue 87"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower right, pencil "AP 6/8"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "TLN 87-949"
Dimensions: comp 72.6 h x 83.6 w cm sheet 91.4 h x 100.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1987
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1646