lithograph on white Arches Cover mould-made paper
40 x 25 5/8 in. (10.1 x 65.1 cm)
Signed "Motherwell" in pencil lower right
Numbered in pencil lower right; workshop chop mark lower right; workshop number "RM83-686" in pencil reverse lower left
1 archive proof
20 AP, numbered I/XX-XX/XX
5 presentation proofs
other proofs (unrecorded)
Tyler Graphics Ltd., Bedford Village, New York; commissioned by the American Poetry Review
Roger Campbell and Lee Funderburg, Tyler Graphics Ltd.
Prep work for continuous-tone lithography by Kenneth Tyler; plate preparation and processing by Funderburg; proofing by Campbell and Funderburg
5 colors printed in 5 runs from 5 aluminum plates: 1. tan – plate; 2. transparent gray – plate; 3. black – plate; 4. black – plate; 5. red – plate
B 294; TGL 442 RM61
This print was commissioned by the American Poetry Review. "The Quarrel" was written by Stanley Kunitz, a friend of the artist, and set in 36-point Bodoni Bold type by Emsworth Studio, New York.