Frank STELLA, La penna di hu Enlarge 1 /1

Frank STELLA

United States of America born 1936

La penna di hu 1988 Title Notes: 005-004
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio 15 runs from 2 magnesium plates, 2 woodblocks, 3 screens, and 1 stencil Support: white, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: trial proof 0
Edition: edition of 50: plus 12AP; 5TP; 6CTP; 3WP; RTP; PPI; PPII; A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1988

Edition Notes: Colours printed: black and red (etching). A 29 colour relief, etching, woodcut, screenprint, stencil with handcolouring, printed from two magnesium plates, two woodblocks, three screens and one stencil. After printing, each impression was handcoloured using four colours of oil Paintstiks. Papermaking by Tom Strianese, Marcella Morgese and Tom DeBolt. Magnesium plate preparation and processing by Kenneth Tyler and Pete Duchess. Initial proofing by Steve Reeves and Strianese, reproofing by Strianese, Morgese, Roger Campbell and Lee Funderburg. Edition printing by Strianese and Morgese assisted by DeBolt, John Hutcheson and Campbell. Initial woodblock preparation and proofing by Reeves and Strianese. Reworking and proofing by Campbell and Funderburg. Edition printing by Hutcheson and Jim Lefkowitz. Screen proofing and edition printing by Kenneth Tyler assisted by Michael Mueller, Hutcheson, Paul Imboden and Lefkowitz. Stencil proofing, edition printing and handcolouring by Tyler and Hutcheson assisted by Lefkowitz and Marabeth Cohen.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right, pencil "F. Stella '88"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower right, pencil "T.P. 0"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "FS86-858"
Dimensions: comp 131.8 h x 164.4 w cm sheet 131.8 h x 167.1 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1988; Axsom (2016), 182
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1470.7
Image rights: © Frank Stella/ARS. Licensed by Viscopy