Frank STELLA, Swan engraving V Enlarge 1 /1

On display on Level 2


United States of America born 1936

Swan engraving V 1985
Collection Title: the 'Swan engraving' series 1982-85
Title Notes: 003-119
Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, relief, intaglio relief, engraving, etching printed in black from 1 assembled plate from 32 irregularly shaped magnesium plates Support: white, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no watermark
Impression: trial proof I
Edition: edition of 25: plus 8AP; TP; RTP; PPI; PPII; A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1985

Edition Notes: Papermaking by Steve Reeves and Tom Strianese. Plate preparation and processing by Kenneth Tyler and Pete Duchess. Proofing and edition printing by Rodney Konopaki and Bob Cross. A one colour etching, engraving, relief printed from one assembled plate made from 32 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 Tyler, Duane Mitch, Roger Campbell, Lee Funderburg, Konopaki and Cross.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower centre, pencil "F.Stella '84"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower centre, pencil "T.P. I"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: lower left corner, pencil "FS 81-650"
Dimensions: comp 150.9 h x 125.5 w cm sheet 153.9 h x 128.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Walker Art Centre (1987), 607. Axsom (1983), 161
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1613
Image rights: © Frank Stella/ARS. Licensed by Viscopy