Elegy Black Black
15 x 37 3/4 in. (38.1 x 95.9 cm)
Signed “Motherwell” in pencil lower right
Numbered in pencil lower right; workshop chop mark lower right; workshop number “RM81-629” in pencil reverse lower left
1 archive proof
14 AP, numbered I/XIV-XIV/XIV
other proofs (unrecorded)
Tyler Graphics Ltd., Bedford Village, New York
Roger Campbell and Lee Funderburg, Tyler Graphics Ltd.
Papermaking by Steve Reeves and Tom Strianese; prep work for continuous-tone lithography by Kenneth Tyler; plate preparation and processing by Funderburg
3 colors printed in 3 runs from 3 aluminum plates: 1. black – plate; 2. white – plate; 3. black – plate
B 274; TGL 423 RM42
During the production of El Negro, seven images were selected by Motherwell to be printed on separate editions. This is the fifth image in the book.