Frank STELLA, Swan engraving framed II Enlarge 1 /1

Frank STELLA

United States of America born 1936

Swan engraving framed II 1984
Collection Title: the 'Swan engraving' series 1982-85
Title Notes: 003-131
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: white, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: trial proof III
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: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "FS82-666"
Dimensions: sheet 106.8 h x 147.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Walker Art Centre (1978), 609; TGL print documentation, 1985; Axsom (2016), 168
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1608.5
Image rights: © Frank Stella/ARS. Licensed by Viscopy