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United States of America 1915 – 1991

Robert Motherwell plastic negative 1975 Description: from a group of plastic negatives used in the printing of the Russian cigarette label featured in 'Hermitage', 1975
Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, matrices, plastic negative used for planographic printing photographically transferred image of a Russian cigarette label onto plastic sheet in preparation for lithographic printing Support: red plastic sheet with holes punched
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: plastic negative
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1975

Edition Notes: This plastic negative is one of several sheets used in the printing of a Russian cigarette label featured in Robert Motherwell's 1975 lithograph 'Hermitage' (RM75-166). The negatives were then transferred onto two photo-sensitive aluminium plates and printed.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Dimensions: comp and sheet 35.4 h x 28.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Tyler Graphics print documentation, 1975; Terenzio (1991), 149
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1434.1