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CR. 505 Summer Trident

Summer Trident

 1990

CR. 505 Summer Trident

14 1/8 x 16 1/8 in. (35.9 x 41 cm)

Paper

Rives BFK paper; Japanese Kozo 547 razor-cut paper

Signature

Signed "RM" in pencil lower right; signed "RM" (reversed) in plate upper right

Inscriptions

Numbered in pencil lower right

Edition

200

Proofs

12 AP, numbered 1/12-12/12
1 BAT
CTP (unrecorded)
3 PP, numbered 1/3-3/3

Publisher

Artist; distributed by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, and Ronald Feldman Gallery, New York

Printer

Bruce Porter, assisted by David Lantow and Stephen Toole, Trestle Editions Limited, New York

Production Sequence

3 colors (including 1 colored paper) printed in 4 steps from 3 aluminum plates: 1. light cobalt blue – plate (on Kozo paper); 2. medium ultramarine – plate (on same paper as step 1); 3. graphite gray – plate (on same paper as step 1); 4. Kozo paper adhered to Rives BFK paper (chine collé)

Concordance

First cataloguing

Comments

This edition was donated by the artist to the "Havery Gantt for Senate Campaign Committee" in 1990. Proceeds were contributed to Gantt's senate race against incumbent Jesse Helms of North Carolina. Other artists who donated limited-edition prints to this initiative were Richard Diebenkorn, Roy Lichtenstein, Claes Oldenburg, Robert Rauschenberg, and Edward Ruscha.

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