Black for Mozart

Robert Motherwell
Black for Mozart
lithograph & collage

An original hand-signed Robert Motherwell lithograph with collage print.


Original lithograph with collage printed in 14 colors in 11 steps from 8 aluminum plates on White Tyler Graphics Ltd. hand-made paper (made by Tom Strianese, Jed Marshall, Brian Maxwell), white BFK Rives wove paper, and Korean Kozo natural fiber hand-made paper

Hand-signed with the artist’s monogram in pencil in the margin lower right RM. 

A superb artist’s proof impression of the definitive state, one of 16 such impressions, apart from the numbered edition of 40, annotated “A.P.” in pencil in the margin also lower right (there were 10 additional proofs of various types, for an overall edition of 66).  Published by Tyler Graphics Ltd., Mount Kisco, New York, bearing its blindstamp in the sheet lower right, and the workshop number “RM90-1034” in pencil verso; printed by Kevin Falco, Lee Funderburg and Eric Ting at Tyler Graphics. 

Catalog: Engberg/Banach 521; Tyler Graphics RM94.

59 7/8 x 37 3/8 inches

Sheet Size: 63 ¾ x 40 ½ inches