United States of America
Bene come il sale, state II
1989 Title Notes: 005-021
Materials & Technique:
prints, intaglio, relief colour etching, aquatint, relief printed from two irregularly shaped copper plates, one assembled plate consisting of seven irregularly shaped magensium plates and one assembled plate consisting of six irregularly shaped magnesium plates Support: white, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: state II
Edition: edition of 5; plus 2AP; TP; RTP
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1989
Edition Notes: 11 colours printed: yellow, light yellow-orange, red, magenta and pink, blue and green, purple, dark grey, black, black. Papermaking by Tom Strianese, Paul Imboden and John Fulton. Magnesium plate preparation and processing by Kenneth Tyler, Pete Duchess and Anthony Kirk. Copper plate preparation and processing by Kirk. Proofing by Kirk, Mark Mahaffey, Tyler, Brian Maxwell and Doug Humes. Edition printing by Kirk, Maxwell and Humes.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower left, pencil "F.Stella '89"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left, pencil "State II 2/5"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon]
verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "FS88-908B"
comp 193.2 h x 149.6 w cm sheet 193.2 h x 149.6 w cm
: Tyler Graphics print documentation, 1989; Axsom (2016), 184b
: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002 Accession No
: NGA 2002.1.1467.2 Image rights
: © Frank Stella/ARS. Licensed by Viscopy