lithograph and chine appliqué
15 x 15 in. (38.1 x 38.1 cm)
White Tyler Graphics Ltd. (TGL) handmade paper; red Moriki handmade paper
Signed "Motherwell" in pencil lower right
Numbered in pencil lower right; workshop chop mark lower right; workshop number "RM81-641" in pencil reverse lower left
1 archive proof
14 AP, numbered I/XIV-XIV/XIV
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
2 colors (including 1 colored paper) printed in 2 steps from 1 aluminum plate: 1. Moriki paper adhered to TGL paper (chine appliqué); 2. black – plate
B 286; TGL 435 RM54
During the production of El Negro, seven images were selected by Motherwell to be printed on separate editions. This is the seventeenth image in the book.