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Maurice SENDAK

United States of America 1928 – 2012

Wild thing, state II 2002 Title Notes: 005-002
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 II
Impression: 3/5
Edition: edition of 5 (no proofs)
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: 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 II 3/5" inscribed lower right corner, pencil "S2" [upside down]
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "MS77356"
Dimensions: comp 52.8 h x 42.6 w cm plate 60.6 h x 50.2 w cm sheet 75.8 h x 66.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 2002.
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1541
Image rights: © Maurice Sendak