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Print339 Iso

Water’s Edge


Print339 Iso

lithograph, relief print, embossing, and collage
33 1/4 x 26 3/4 in. (84.5 x 68 cm)


White Tyler Graphics Ltd. (TGL) handmade paper; black German Etching mould-made paper


Signed "Motherwell" in pencil lower right


Numbered in pencil lower right; workshop chop mark lower right; workshop number "RM83-707" in pencil reverse lower left




1 archive proof
12 AP, numbered I/XII-XII/XII
1 CP
3 presentation proofs
2 PP


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

Production Sequence

4 colors (including 1 colored paper) printed in 5 steps from 2 aluminum plates, 1 magnesium plate, and 1 embossing die made from 1 shaped relief copper plate: 1. pale yellow – aluminum plate (lithograph); 2. gray – aluminum plate (lithograph); 3. light blue – magnesium plate (relief); 4. inkless embossing – embossing die; 5. collage: German Etching paper torn and adhered to printed TGL paper (from steps 1-3)


B 307; TGL 453 RM72


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