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Frank STELLA

United States of America born 1936

Egyplosis 1996
Collection Title: the 'Imaginary places II' series 1996
Title Notes: 007-045
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic, intaglio, relief, stencil colour lithograph, etching, aquatint, relief, stamping, screenprint printed from three aluminium plates, one screen, one assembled plate made from one aluminium base plate and two magnesium die, and one assembled plate made from one Lexan® plastic base plate, 15 irregularly shaped copper plates, 11 irregularly shaped magnesium plates, five irregularly shaped zinc plates and three irregularly shaped poured aluminium elements Support: white, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: trial proof 2
Edition: edition of 36: plus 12AP; 4TP; 2WP; RTP; PPI; PPII; TGLimp.; A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1996

Edition Notes: A 20 colour (including one foil colour) lithograph, etching, aquatint, relief, stamping, screenprint printed in six runs from three aluminium plates, one screen, one assembled plate made from one aluminium base plate and two magnesium die, and one assembled plate made from one Lexan® plastic base plate, 15 irregularly shaped copper plates, 11 irregularly shaped magnesium plates, five irregularly shaped zinc plates and three 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 Falco. Screen preparation, proofing and edition printing by Michael Mueller. Die preparation by Anthony Kirk, Hutcheson and Strianese. Proofing by Kirk assisted by Yasuyuki Shibata, edition stamping by Hutcheson assisted by Mueller. Copper, magnesium and zinc plate preparation and processing by Kirk, Hover, Maxwell, Gedi Sibony Shibata and Creyts. Assembled plate preparation by Kirk, Shibata, Maxwell, Hover, Creyts and Sibony. Proofing by Kirk, Maxwell, Hover, Sibony and Todd Elkin. Edition printing by Maxwell, Hover, Sibony, Elkin and Kimberley Bursic.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower centre, pencil "F. Stella '96"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower centre, pencil "T.P. II"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower centre, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower centre, pencil "FS94-3122 / BOTTOM" verso: inscribed upper centre, pencil "TOP" verso: lower left, pencil "CTP" [upsidedown] verso: inscribed centre left, pencil " CALENDERED BLUE PRESS - 500/4[encircled] T,B. LENGTH / KEYLINE - 49 OWB DBDD / WHITE FLAT - DIDD / BLEND} BLUE MIX 1121/GREEN MIX 1121} DIDD / FL. ORANGE MIX 416 - DIDD / BLUE MIX 417 - DIDD / once wet - twice shy? size / CTP" [vertically]
Dimensions: comp (variable) 65.6 diameter
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1996; Axsom (2016), 240.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.814
Image rights: © Frank Stella/ARS. Licensed by Viscopy