Frank STELLA, The symphony Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America born 1936

The symphony 1990 Title Notes: 005-030
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic, stencil colour lithograph, screenprint printed from 28 runs from 23 aluminum plates and 5 screens Support: white, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: trial proof 3
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"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner and lower left, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "FS89-1001" verso: inscribed lower centre, pencil "FS89-1001" verso: inscribed lower right, pencil "SUPERIOR REGAL GOLD" [upside-down] verso: inscribed upper left, pencil "SM YELLOW SD / FMR RINK DD / WM BLUE BRICKS SD / MIX 710 BLUE GRAY WAS H / SUPERIOR REGAL GOLD DD [GOES BEFORE BLUE SPRAY OR TAPE COLOR] / WR GRAY WASH OVER BLUE WASH." [upside down]
Dimensions: comp 203.8 h x 98.7 w cm sheet 204.8 h x 106.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Tyler Graphics print documentation, 1990; Axsom (2016), 199.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.895
Image rights: © Frank Stella/ARS. Licensed by Viscopy