Frank STELLA, The symphony Enlarge 1 /1

Frank STELLA

United States of America born 1936

The symphony 1990 Title Notes: 005-029
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic, stencil colour lithograph, screenprint printed from 28 runs from 23 aluminum plates and 5 screens Support: Saunders mouldmade paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: trial proof 2
Edition: edition of 175; plus 20AP; 2TP; WP; RTP; PPI; PPII; A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1990

Edition Notes: Twenty colours printed: yellow*, orange, pink, blue, black*, blue-grey, transparent black*, transparent grey*, grey, green*, transparent yellow-orange, gold, tan*, red* and black* [printed lithographically]; white, transparent green, orange, yellow, light tan-white [screenprinted]. * colours were printed twice from two aluminium plates, one for the top and one for the bottom of the print. Preparation work for continuous-tone lithography by Kenneth Tyler. Plate preparation and processing by Lee Funderburg. Proofing by Funderburg and Tyler. Edition printing by Funderburg assisted by Paul Stillpass and Paul Imboden. Preparation work for screenprinting by Tyler. Screen preparation, proofing and edition printing by Richard Karnatz assisted by John Fulton and Michael Mueller.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower left corner, pencil "F.Stella '90"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "T.P.II"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner and lower left, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner and lower centre, pencil "FS89-1001" [diagonal] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "PRINTED WHITE" [diagonal] verso: inscribed upper left, pencil "SM YELLOW SD/ FMR PINK DD/ WM BLUE BRICKS SD/ SN BLACK/ PT BLUE SPRAY DD/ MIX 710 BLUE GRAY WASH" [vertical]
Dimensions: comp 200.5 h x 98.6 w cm sheet 203.4 h x 106.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Tyler Graphics print documentation, 1990; Axsom (2016), 199.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.894
Image rights: © Frank Stella/ARS. Licensed by Viscopy