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United States of America born 1936

Bene come il sale, state II 1989 Title Notes: 005-020
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio, relief colour etching, aquatint, relief printed from two irregularly shaped copper plates, one assembled plate made from seven irregularly shaped magnesium plates and one assembled plate made from six irregularly shaped magensium plates. Support: white, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: trial proof I
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 gray, 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 priting by Kirk, Maxwell and Humes.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower left, pencil "F.Stella '89" [vertical]
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left, pencil "State II T.P.I"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "FS88-908B"
Dimensions: comp 193.1 h x 149.7 w cm sheet 193.1 h x 149.7 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Tyler Graphics print documentation, 1989; Axsom (2016), 184b
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1467.1
Image rights: © Frank Stella/ARS. Licensed by Viscopy