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United States of America 1925 – Paris 1992


United States commenced 1970 – 1980

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Bedford I 1981
Collection Title: the 'Bedford' series 1981
Title Notes: JM81-534
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic colour chalk lithograph, inks, on thick wove paper Support: white, wove, machine mould made, Arches 88 paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: right to print
Edition: edition: 70 plus 16AP, 5TP, CTP, SP, RTP, PPI, A, C
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1981

Edition Notes: Prep work for continuous tone lithography by Kenneth Tyler. Plate preparation and processing by Lee Funderburg, proofing by Roger Campbell, Funderburg and Tyler, edition printing by Campbell and Funderburg. Ten colours printed from ten aluminium plates: magenta, ultramarine blue (same ink printed five times using five plates), light yellow-chre, orange-red, ochre-green, and black.
Primary Insc: signed pencil below image lower right, 'Joan Mitchell'.
Secondary Insc: pencil below image lower right, 'R.T.P.'.
Tertiary Insc: publishers chopmark lower right corner verso: inscribed pencil lower left corner, 'JM81-534'.
Dimensions: comp 103.2 h x 75.0 w cm sheet 108.6 h x 82.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1981
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1988
Accession No: NGA 88.614
Image rights: © Estate of Joan Mitchell