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CR. 377 Game of Chance

Game of Chance


CR. 377 Game of Chance

aquatint, lithograph, and collage
34 3/4 x 27 1/2 in. (88.3 x 69.9 cm)
plate size: 22 3/4 x 16 1/2 in. (57.8 x 41.9 cm)


White HMP handmade paper; T. Edmonds paper; light yellow-ochre Tyler Graphics Ltd. (TGL) handmade paper


Signed "R. Motherwell" in pencil lower right


Numbered in pencil lower right; workshop chop mark lower right; workshop number "RM86-846" in pencil reverse lower left




1 archive proof
18 AP, numbered I-XVIII
1 CP
2 PP


Tyler Graphics Ltd., Mount Kisco, New York


Roger Campbell and Lee Funderburg (aluminum plates), and Rodney Konopaki (copper plate), Tyler Graphics Ltd.


Papermaking by Steve Reeves; prep work for continuous-tone lithography by Kenneth Tyler; aluminum plate preparation and processing by Funderburg; proofing by Campbell and Funderburg; copper plate preparation, processing, and proofing by Funderburg

Production Sequence

10 colors (including 1 colored paper and 5 hand-applied colors) printed in 6 steps from 1 copper plate and 3 aluminum plates: 1. red – copper plate (aquatint, on HMP paper); 2. black – aluminum plate (lithograph, on T. Edmonds paper); 3. black – aluminum plate (lithograph, on HMP paper); 4. ultramarine blue – aluminum plate (lithograph, on HMP paper); 5. T. Edmonds paper hand-colored with thinned brown-gray writing ink and blue acrylic paint; 6. collage: TGL paper, torn; printed T. Edmonds paper (from step 2), torn; both adhered to HMP paper; hand-colored with violet, light blue, and dark blue oil pastels by Funderburg


B 345; TGL RM82


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