Nancy GRAVES, Ruis Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1940 – 1995

Ruis 1977
Collection Title: the 'Synecdoche' series
Title Notes: 006-001
Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio colour etching, aquatint, engraving 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 33: plus 10AP; 2TP; SP; RTP; PPI; A; C
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1977

Edition Notes: A nine colour etching, aquatint, drypoint, engraving with handcolouring, printed from five copper plates in the following order: light transparent blue-grey and medium silver-grey (aquatint); transparent blue-green (aquatint); medium purple (etching); light blue-green (etching, engraving); yellow and black (etching, engraving). Plate preparation, processing, proofing and edition printing by Rodney Konopaki.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right, pencil "N.S. Graves '77"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left, pencil "RTP"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "NG 77-340"
Dimensions: comp 50.6 h x 60.3 w cm sheet 80.6 h x 90.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Padon, (1996), 19; TGL print documentation, 1977; Walker Art Centre (1987), 207.
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 79.2912
Image rights: © The Estate of Nancy Graves/VAGA. Licensed by Viscopy