The Fossil Ship
aquatint and line etching
Image: 22 7/8 x 33 3/8 in.
Sheet: 26 7/8 x 37 1/2 in.
l.l. beneath plate mark, in graphite: Artist Proof.
l.c. beneath plate mark, in graphite: The Fossil Ship.
l.r. beneath plate mark, in graphite: Valton IMP. 71
l.l.along bottom edge of sheet in graphite: VALT-C-XLII-C
l.r. along bottom edge of sheet in graphite: Valton Tyler \ 150
Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas, Gift of David H. Gibson
© The Valton Tyler Estate
Invented Worlds of Valton TylerFebruary 11–April 30, 2017
This exhibition features a rare series of etchings and paintings from the imagination of Texas artist Valton Tyler, whose unique forms, brilliant colors, and uses of organic, mechanistic, and surreal shapes provide a glimpse into unparalleled worlds.