United States of America
Black wall of Spain
Page: page 29 and 31
Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Creation Notes: Robert Motherwell began collaborating with Kenneth Tyler on 'El Negro' in 1981. The book was editioned in 1983.
Materials & Technique:
lithograph printed in three colours from three aluminium plates
Support: buff, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: unsigned proof
Edition: edition: 51 plus 10 artist's proofs; trial proof; printer's proof I; printer's proof II; right to print; archive copy; cancellation proof; 3 hors commerce
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1983
Edition Notes: Colour lithograph printed in three colours: black, ochre and red. This image is printed on a triple fold out page and is the eighth image in the portfolio. Robert Motherwell prepared the nineteen lithographic images in 'El Negro' on Mylar and acetate sheets using Paintstiks, grease pencils and alcohol tusche which he applied with brushes and a bamboo pen. The images were transferred to aluminium plates by Lee Funderburg. The plates were printed by Funderburg and Roger Campbell on a flat bed offset press. Papermaking by Steve Reeves and Tom Strianese.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: verso: inscribed, lower right corner, in pencil, 'RM81-633'
x 94.6 w
: Terenzio, S. (1991), 278; TGL print documentation, 1983; Walker Art Centre (1987), 427; Engberg/Banach (2003), 310
: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
: NGA 2002.1.1415.2
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