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Ronald DAVIS

United States of America born 1937

Upright slab 1975 Title Notes: 005-001
Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio colour aquatint, etching, drypoint, engraving printed from three copper plates Support: white, wove, machine mouldmade, HMP paper, handdyed
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: unsigned proof
Edition: edition of 37, plus 10 artist's proofs; 2 trial proofs; 2 colour trial proofs; right to print; printer's proof I; archive copy; cancellation proof
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1975

Edition Notes: Papermaking by John and Kathleen Koller at HMP. Experimental trials and standard proof paper colouring by artist assisted by Kenneth Tyler and John Koller. Paper colouring by John and Kathleen Koller. Plate preparation, processing, proofing and edition printing by Betty Fiske. A 14 colour (including 5 pulp colours, 6 dye colours and 3 ink colours) aquatint, etching, drypoint and engraving printed from three copper plates. Yellow, orange, red, violet and purple pulps and yellow, orange, red, violet, blue, and green dyes were applied on a newly made white pulp base sheet. After this was pressed and dried the following colours were printed; blue (etching, aquatint, engraving, drypoint), yellow (aquatint), and red (aquatint).
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "RD75-180"
Dimensions: comp 52.0 h x 43.0 w cm sheet 61.0 h x 50.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Walker Art Centre (1987), 163; TGL print documentation, 1975
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.942.4
Image rights: © Ronald Davis, Arroyo Seco, New Mexico
Image rights: © Ronald Davis, Arroyo Seco, New Mexico