United States of America
Front and back leaf
Collection Title: an 'El Negro' portfolio 1983
Page: page 1 and end page
Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Creation Notes: Robert Motherwell and Kenneth Tyler collaborated on 'El Negro' from 1981 to 1983.
Materials & Technique:
colour lithograph printed from three aluminium plates, tusche, crayon
Support: white, wove, TGL handmade paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: verso lower right corner, TGL [hexagon]
Impression: unsigned proof
Edition: edition: 51 plus 10AP; TP; PPI; PPII; RTP; A; C; 3HC
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 appears on both the front end leaf and the back end leaf of 'El Negro'. 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, pencil "RM83-685"
x 65.6 w
: Tyler print documentation, 1983; Terezio, 1991, 268/291; Walker Art Centre (1987), 415/440
: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
: NGA 2002.1.1408.7
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