America – La France Variations V
lithograph and collage
46 x 31 1/2 in. (116.8 x 80 cm)
White Tyler Graphics Ltd. (TGL) handmade paper; blue Tyler Graphics Ltd. (TGL) handmade paper with multicolored fibers
Signed "Motherwell" in pencil lower right
Numbered in pencil lower right; workshop chop mark lower right; workshop number "RM83-716" in pencil reverse lower left
1 archive proof
16 AP, numbered I/XVI-XVI/XVI
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 transfer from artist’s original paper collage material to print processes by Kenneth Tyler; preparation of film copy from collage elements for platemaking by Funderburg; plate preparation and processing by Funderburg; adhering of collage elements by Campbell, Funderburg, and Tyler
8 colors (including 1 colored paper) printed in 8 steps from 7 aluminum plates: 1. light green-tan – plate; 2. gray – plate; 3. tan – plate; 4. gray – plate; 5. brown – plate; 6. red – plate; 7. black – plate; 8. collage: blue TGL paper cut and torn and adhered to printed white TGL paper (from steps 1-7)
B 301; TGL 447 RM66
See also Comments for cat. no. 329.