Frank STELLA, Bilbimtesirol Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America born 1936

Bilbimtesirol 1996
Collection Title: the 'Imaginary places II' series 1996
Title Notes: 007-038
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic, intaglio, relief colour lithograph, etching, aquatint, relief, stamping from 11 runs from 9 aluminum plates, 1 assembled plate made from 1 aluminum base plate and 4 irregularly shaped magnesium dies, and 1 assembled plate made from 1 Lexan plastic base plate and 13 irregularly shaped elements (3 magnesium and 6 copper plates; 4 poured-aluminum elements) Support: white, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: artist's proof 8
Edition: edition of 37: plus 12AP; 3CTP; WP; RTP; PPI; PPII; TGLimp.; A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1996

Edition Notes: A 25 colour (including one foil colour) lithograph, etching, aquatint, relief, stamping printed in 11 runs from nine aluminium plates, one assembled plate made from one aluminium base plate and four irregularly shaped magnesium dies, and one assembled plate made from one Lexan® plastic base plate, six irregularly shaped copper plates, three irregularly shaped magnesium plates, and four irregularly shaped poured aluminium elements. Papermaking by Tom Strianese and John Hutcheson. Collaboration with artist on original collage and supervision of print by Kenneth Tyler. Aluminium plate preparation, processing and proofing by Kevin Falco and Christopher Creyts. Edition printing by Lee Funderburg. Die preparation by Anthony Kirk, Hutcheson and Strianese. Screening of glue for stamping by Michael Mueller assisted by Creyts. Proofing by Kirk assisted by Yasuyuki Shibata. Edition stamping by Hutcheson assisted by Strianese. Magnesium plate preparation by Swan Engraving, Creyts and Kirk. Copper plate preparation and processing by Kirk, Hover
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower centre, pencil "F. Stella '96"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower centre, pencil "A.P. 8"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left, pencil "FS94-3120" verso: inscribed lower centre, pencil "BOTTOM" verso: inscribed upper centre, pencil "TOP"
Dimensions: comp (variable) 66.0 diameter
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1996; Axsom (2016), 237.
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.795
Image rights: © Frank Stella/ARS. Licensed by Viscopy