Frank STELLA, Imola five II Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America born 1936

Imola five II 1983
Collection Title: the 'Circuits' series 1982-84
Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, colour woodcut, screenprint, relief printed in 6 runs: 1 paper pressing; 5 runs from 4 magnesium plates and 1 woodblock Support: white, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no watermark
Impression: colour trial proof
Edition: edition of 30: plus 10AP, 2TP, 2CTP, WP, RTP, PPI, PPII, A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1983

Edition Notes: Papermaking by Steve Reeves and Tom Strianese. Woodblock preparation by Swan Engraving. Plate preparation and processing by Kenneth Tyler and Pete Duchess. Proofing by Reeves, Strianese and Tyler. Edition printing by Reeves and Strianese. A 13 colour relief, woodcut printed with five magnesium plates and one woodblock.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right corner, pencil "F.Stella '83" signed and dated lower left corner, green crayon"F.Stella '83"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "C.T.P. I" inscribed lower left corner, green crayon "CTP"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscibed lower left corner, pencil "FS81-591" verso: inscribed upper right corner, pencil "Do NOT Remove (underlined) / SAme except / paper green ON TOP / yellow ON BOTTOM / BLACK BRUSHSTROKE / SHOULD BE MADE white / under second green / ALSO TRY ONE WITH / BLACK ON SNAKES THEN / COLOR" [taped to verso]
Dimensions: comp and sheet 167.6 h x 124.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Walker Art Centre (1987), 578; Axsom (2016), 142.3a.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.842.2
Image rights: © Frank Stella/ARS. Licensed by Viscopy