United States of America born 1936

Imola three II 1984
Collection Title: the 'Circuits' series 1982-84
Materials & Technique: prints, colour relief, woodcut printied in 8 runs: 1 paper pressing; 7 runs from 5 magnesium plates and 2 woodblocks Support: white, wove, handmade, hand dyed, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: lower right corner, TGL hexagon
Impression: trial proof VI
Edition: edition of 30: plus 10AP; 6TP; RTP; PPI; PPII; A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1984

Edition Notes: A 29 colour (one dye colour and 28 ink colours) relief, woodcut printed in seven runs from five magnesium plates and two woodblocks. First, a newly made white pulp base sheet was coloured with red dye. After the paper had been pressed and dried, the printing sequence was as follows: light yellow, red, blue and black (woodcut); red, transparent white and black (relief, magnesium plate); blend ofyellow, orange, red, violet, light blue, dark blue, green and white (woodcit); light yellow, light yellow-orange, light magenta, light blue, dark green, yellow-green, white and grey (relief, magnesium plate); dark green and black (relief, magnesium plate); red (relief, magnesium plate); blue and black (relief, magnesium plate). Papermaking by Steve Reeves and Tom Strianese. Laser-cut woodblock preparation by Swan Engraving. Plate preparation and processing by Kenneth Tyler and Pete Duchess. Proofing by Tyler, Reeves and Strianese. Edition printing by Reeves and Strianese.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower left corner, pencil "F. Stella '84"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "T.P. 6"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] [twice] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "FS81-594"
Dimensions: comp and sheet 168.4 h x 130.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Walker Art Centre (1987), 602; TGL print documentation, 1984; Axsom (2016), 142.1.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.844.3
Image rights: © Frank Stella/ARS. Licensed by Viscopy