Nancy GRAVES, Muin Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1940 – 1995

Muin 1977
Collection Title: the 'Synecdoche' series
Title Notes: 004-001
Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio colour etching, aquatint, drypoint and solidified oil paint stick Support: white, wove, machine mouldmade, Arches Cover paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: right to print
Edition: edition of 32: plus 10AP; 4TP; SP; RTP; PPI; A; C
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1977

Edition Notes: An 18 colour etching, aquatint, drypoint, with handcolouring, printed from four copper plates in the following order: transparent blue-green-grey (etching); transparent yellow and transparent pink-orange (aquatint); pale yellow-orange, pink, medium purple, light grey-tan, turquoise blue, brown-green and light blue-green (etching, aquatint, drypoint); transparent orange, medium red, light violet, light green, medium grey and black (etching, aquatint, drypoint). Plate preparation, processing, proofing and edition printing by Rodney Konopaki assisted by Paul Sanders.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right, pencil "N.S. Graves '77"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left, pencil "R.T.P"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "NG 77-338"
Dimensions: comp 50.4 h x 60.1 w cm sheet 80.2 h x 90.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Padon, (1996), 17; TGL print documentation, 1977; Walker Art Centre (1987), 205.
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 79.2910
Image rights: © The Estate of Nancy Graves/VAGA. Licensed by Viscopy