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Ed Moses

(Long Beach, CA, April 9, 1926 - January 17, 2018, Venice, CA)

CHO, 2001
Lithograph on paper
22 1/4 in. x 30 1/8 in. (56.52 cm x 76.52 cm)

Creation Place: North America, American
Technique: Lithography
Credit Line: Gift of Edward Hamilton and Pat Squires
Accession Number: P2004.21.4

Record of printing:
1 Bon a Tirer
2 printer's proofs
1 shop proof
1 archival proof
10 artist's proofs (signed APA - APJ)
1 eyestorm proof
8 color trial proofs (signed CTP1 - CTP8)
50 edition

All other proofs and impressions were destroyed, and the mylar and plates were effaced. This print bears the chop of the printer and the stamp and embossment of the artist, and was published by

This two color lithograph was hand printed on BFK Rives Creme paper by Ed Hamilton, assisted by Pat Squires at Hamilton Press in Venice, California.

Execution: The artist drew on two sheets of mylar. The image for the yellow (the first printing) was made using black gesso applied with the artist's fingers. The image for the red (the second printing) was made with a toner - alcohol wash, applied with the artist's fingers. These mylars were used for transfers to positive aluminum plates. The firecracker image was rubber stamped in red.

This print bears the chop of the printer and the stamp and embossment of the artist.

22 1/4 x 30 1/8 paper size, 19 x 25 image size, torn and deckle edges.

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