Joan MITCHELL, Tree II Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1925 – Paris 1992

Tree II 1992 Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic colour lithograph printed from nine aluminium plates Support: white, wove, machine mould made, Arches Cover paper
Manufacturer's Mark: embossed lower right corner, TGL hexagon chop
Impression: trial proof II
Edition: edition of 100: plus 18AP; 2TP; RTP; PPI; PPII; A; C
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1993

Edition Notes: A nine colour lithograph printed from nine aluminium plates. Each of the following colours was printed from a plate: blue-white, brown-white, ultramarine blue, light green, dark red, light purple, orange, medium red and black. Prep work for continuous tone lithography and preparation of toner crayon drawing material by Kenneth Tyler. Plate preparation, processing and proofing by Lee Funderburg, edition printing by Funderburg and Kevin Falco. This print was donated by the artist to "Sixteen Artists for Freedom of Expression", a print and multiple project created to benefit the 'Democratic National Committee' (DNC), 'Democratic Senatorial Campaign' (DSCC), 'Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee' (DCCC), Citizen Vote and Individual Candidates, 1992.
Primary Insc: signed lower right corner, pencil, 'Joan Mitchell'. not dated.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed lower right corner, pencil, 'TPII' inscribed lower left corner, pencil, 'TP' verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil, 'JM92-3055' verso: inscribed lower right corner, pencil, 'PLATE: / A WHITE HR / B MIX 2LT BLUE 3D / C WHITE DD / WT GREEN SD / KU RED DD'
Dimensions: sheet 62.2 h x 50.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1993
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.277.2
Image rights: © Estate of Joan Mitchell