United States of America
America - La France variations I
Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique:
colour lithograph, collage
Support: white, wove, handmade, TGL paper; white, wove, machine mouldmade, Arches Cover paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacter's mark
Impression: unsigned collage
Edition: edition of 70: plus 20AP; RTP; PPI; PPII; A; C
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1984
Edition Notes: A 13 colour lthograph, collage printed from 12 aluminium plates. Nine colours were printed on the white TGL paper in the following order: tan, yellow-ochre, red, dark tan, brown, red, grey, blue and black. Three colours were printed on the Arches Cover paper in the following order: medium tan, green and blue. The printed Arches Cover paper was cut and adhered to the TGL paper.
Papermaking by Steve Reeves and Tom Strianese. Prep work for transfer from artist's original paper collage material to print processes by Kenneth Tyler. Preparation of film copy from collage elements for platemaking by Lee Funderburg. Plate preparation and processing by Funderburg, proofing and edition printing by Roger Campbell and Funderburg. Preparatio and adhering of collage elements by Campbell, Funderburg and Tyler.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon]
inscribed lower left, pencil "deckle edge paper[arrow up]" [vertically]
inscribed centre right, pencil "cut edge a bit wavy / <--" [vertically]
inscribed centre left, pencil "cut edge a bit wavy / -->" [vertically]
inscribed centre left, pencil "--> / white"
inscribed upper left corner, pencil "[arrow down] hard edge"
verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "Var. / I Slide #11-B / RM83-708"
verso: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "x red lake" [upsidedown]
comp and sheet
x 80.8 w
: Terenzio (1991), 297; Walker Art Centre (1987), 443; TGL print documentation, 1984.
: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
: NGA 2002.1.6.2
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