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United States of America 1915 – 1991

Elegy study I 1989 Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic lithograph printed in four colours from seven aluminium plates Support: brown, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Impression: artist's proof 12
Edition: edition of 50: plus 20 artist's proofs; right to print; printer's proof I; printer's proof II; archive copy
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd
Place Published: Mount Kisco, New York
Date Published: 1989

Edition Notes: A four colour lithograph printed from seven aluminium plates in black and white. The black was printed once using one aluminium plate and the white was printed three times using two aluminium plates for each printing (one plate for the left side and one plate for the right side of the print). Papermaking by Tom Strianese and Paul Omboden. Prep work for continuous tone lithography by Kenneth Tyler. Plate preparation and processing by Lee Funderburg, proofing by Tyler, Hutcheson and Funderburg, edition printing by Hutcheson and Lefkowitz.
Primary Insc: signed, lower right, in pencil, 'R.Motherwell [underlined]'
Secondary Insc: inscribed, lower right, in pencil, 'ap 12/20'
Tertiary Insc: embossed, lower right corner, Tyler Graphics Ltd. chop verso: inscribed, lower left corner, in pencil, 'RM89-961'
Dimensions: image 82.4 h x 139.0 w cm sheet 100.0 h x 155.6 w cm internal 1300 h x 1750 w mm Framed 1342 h x 1792 w mm
Cat Raisonné: Terenzio (1991), 425; Engberg/Banach (2003), 488
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.322
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