Paul JENKINSSword Street Press, Sheffield blue Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1923 – 2012


  • also worked in France

Sword Street Press

Toronto, Canada

printer (organisation)

  • active Canada 1980s

Sheffield blue 1981
Collection Title: the 'Primary colours Canada' series
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic colour lithograph Support: thick, white, wove Somerset rag paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark, lower left corner (vertically), 'Somerset/ENGLAND'.
Impression: 89/150
Edition: edition of 150, plus 25 artist's proofs
Publisher: Abrams Original Editions
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1981

Edition Notes: Printed by Sword Street Press, Toronto. This series is listed by the artists on his website as the 'Primary colours Canada' series. However, throughout the NGA correpsondence this series is referred to and listed as the 'Sword street press' series.
Primary Insc: signed, numbered and dated, lower left, in pencil 'Paul Jenkins 89/150 1981'.
Tertiary Insc: three embossed chopmarks, lower right corner.
Dimensions: comp 96.8 h x 75.0 w cm sheet 96.8 h x 75.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 1988
Accession No: NGA 88.502