America – La France Variations VIII
lithograph and collage
50 x 21 1/2 in. (127 x 54.6 cm)
White Arches Cover mould-made paper; black German Etching paper
Signed "Motherwell" in pencil lower right
Numbered in pencil lower right; workshop chop mark lower right; workshop number "RM83-710" in pencil reverse lower left
1 archive proof
20 AP, numbered I/XX- XX/XX
1 presentation proof
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
5 colors (including 1 colored paper) printed in 5 steps from 4 aluminum plates: 1. tan – plate; 2. green – plate; 3. blue – plate; 4. black – plate; 5. collage: German Etching paper torn and adhered to printed Arches Cover paper (from steps 1-4)
B 304; TGL 450 RM69
See also Comments for cat. no. 329.