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Maurice SENDAK

United States of America 1928 – 2012

Wild thing, state I 2002 Title Notes: 005-001
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Creation Notes: This print was worked on over a seven year period (1977-1984), with only State proofs pulled. It was abandoned for editioning in 1984. The State proofs were signed in 2002.
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio etching, drypoint, aquatint with roulette additions Support: white, wove, mould made, Lana paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: state I
Impression: 3/6
Edition: edition of 6 (no proofs)
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd
Place Published: Mount Kisco, New York
Date Published: 2002

Edition Notes: Collaboration with artist and project supervision by Kenneth Tyler. Copper plate preparation by Rodney Konopaki and Paul Sanders. Proofing and edition printing by Tyler. One colour printed: black.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right, pencil "Maurice Sendak '02"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left, pencil "State I 3/6" inscribed lower right corner, pencil "SI"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "MS77-356"
Dimensions: comp 52.6 h x 43.0 w cm plate 60.2 h x 50.4 w cm sheet 77.0 h x 66.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 2002.
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1540
Image rights: © Maurice Sendak