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Print293 Iso

New York Portfolio: Untitled


Print293 Iso

lithograph on white Arches Cover mould-made paper with embossing
30 1/4 x 22 1/2 in. (76.8 x 57.2 cm)


Signed "Motherwell" in pencil lower right


Numbered in pencil lower right; workshop chop mark lower right; workshop number "RM82-680" in pencil reverse lower left




1 archive proof
70 AP, 35 numbered I/XXXV-XXXV/XXXV; 25 numbered 1/25-25/25; 10 numbered 1/10-10/10
1 CP
2 PP
10 TP
other proofs (unrecorded)


New York Graphic Society, Greenwich, Connecticut


Roger Campbell and Lee Funderburg, Tyler Graphics Ltd., Bedford Village, New York


Prep work for continuous-tone lithography by Kenneth Tyler; aluminum plate preparation and processing by Funderburg; aluminum plate proofing by Campbell and Funderburg; embossing die parts, proofing, and embossing by Campbell

Production Sequence

8 colors printed in 9 runs from 8 aluminum plates and 1 embossing die assembly constructed from 1 magnesium relief plate and 1 plastic cutout: 1. light blue – plate; 2. turquoise blue – plate; 3. dark turquoise blue – plate; 4. blue – plate; 5. brown – plate; 6. red – plate; 7. yellow-ochre – plate; 8. black – plate; 9. inkless embossing – plate, cutout


B 260; TGL 414 RM33


Motherwell was commissioned by the New York Graphic Society to make this edition for the New York Portfolio, a collection of graphic works by leading New York artists published in part for the benefit of the Cultural Foundation of New York City. Other artists included in the portfolio were Red Grooms, Robert Indiana, Alex Katz, R. B. Kitaj, Larry Rivers, Robert Rauschenberg, and James Rosenquist.


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