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Frank STELLA

United States of America born 1936

Jonah historically regarded (dome) 1992
Collection Title: the 'Moby Dick domes' series 1992
Title Notes: 006-019
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio, relief, stencil colour etching, aquatint, relief, engraving, screenprint, stencil, hand-coloured printed from one assembled plate made from one dome shaped magnesium plate and one rectangular magnesium plate with circular cutout, one assembled made from nine irregularly shaped copper plates, one copper plate, 13 screens, five mylar stencils and two latex stencils, additional handcolouring with acrylic paint Support: white, wove, handmade, shaped TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: artist's proof 5/6
Edition: edition of 21: plus 6 artist's proofs; 3 working proofs; right to print; printer's proof I; printer's proof II; archive copy
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1992

Edition Notes: 42 colours printed. Preparation and design of dome-shaped paper mould and papermaking processes by Kenneth Tyler and Lee. S. McDonald. Papermaking by Tom Strianese and Jed Marshall. Magnesium plate preparation by Tyler and Swan Engraving. Reworking and proofing of magnesium plates by Anthony Kirk assisted by Kathy Cho, Brian Maxwell and Doug Humes. Edition printing by Cho assisted by Maxwell and Humes. Copper plate preparation, processing, and proofing by Kirk. Edition printing by Kirk, Strianese and Robert Meyer. Screen preparation and proofing by Michael Mueller and Richard Karnatz. Edition printing by Mueller. Mylar stencil preparation and printing by Strianese. Latex stencil preparation and printing by Meyer.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right corner, pencil "F Stella '92"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower right corner, pencil"A.P.5"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "FS87-902" verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "17/91 / 6C/13/15/25/3C/PRINTED / 1/28/93 / RELIEF 6/28/93"
Dimensions: comp and sheet 183.7 h x 133.8 w x 12.4 d cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1992; Axsom (2016), 210
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.105