United States of America
Swan engraving blue
Collection Title: the 'Swan engraving' series 1982-85
Materials & Technique:
prints, intaglio, relief etching, engraving, woodblock, 1 run from 1 assembled plate made from 24 irregularly shaped magnesium plates Support: white, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: trial proof IV
Edition: edition of 30: plus 6AP; 9TP; SP; WP; RTP; PPI; PPII; A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1983
Edition Notes: A two colour etching, relief and engraving printed from one assembled plate made from 24 irregularly shaped magnesium plates. The magnesium plates used to make the assembled plate were cut and mounted on plywood backing by the artist assisted by Kenneth Tyler, Duane Mitch, Roger Campbell, Lee Funderburg, Rodney Konopaki and Bob Cross. Papermaking by Steve Reeves and Tom Strianese. Plate preparation and processing by Tyler and Pete Duchess. Proofing and edition printing by Konopaki and Cross. With blue additions.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right, pencil "F. Stella '83"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower right, pencil "T.P. IV"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon]
verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "FS82-664"
comp and sheet 95.2 h x 78.4 w cm
: Walker Art Centre (1987), 576; TGL print documentation, 1983; Axsom (2016), 164
: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002 Accession No
: NGA 2002.1.878.3 Image rights
: © Frank Stella/ARS. Licensed by Viscopy