Frank STELLA, Swan engraving framed II Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America born 1936

Swan engraving framed II 1984
Collection Title: the 'Swan engraving' series 1982-85
Title Notes: 003-134
Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, relief, intaglio colour relief and etching printed from 1 run from 1 assembled plate made from 40 irregularly shaped magnesium plates Support: tan, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: 4/15
Edition: edition of 15: plus 6AP; 2TP; 6CTP; RTP; PPI; PPII; A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1985

Edition Notes: A three colour relief, etching printed from ine assembled plate made from 40 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 Kenneth Tyler, Duane Mitch, Roger Campbell, Lee Funderburg, Rodney Konopaki and Bob Cross. The plywood border was inked and printed with the assembled plate. Papermaking by Steve Reeves and Tom Strianese. Plate preparation and processing by Tyler and Pete Duchess. Proofing and edition printing by Konopaki and Cross.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower left corner, pencil "F. Stella '84"
Secondary Insc: numbered lower left corner, pencil "4/15"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "FS82-666"
Dimensions: sheet 146.8 h x 108.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Walker Art Centre (1978), 609; TGL print documentation, 1985; Axsom (2016), 168
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1608.1
Image rights: © Frank Stella/ARS. Licensed by Viscopy