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Frank STELLA

United States of America born 1936

Jonah historically regarded 1991
Collection Title: the 'Moby Dick Engravings' series 1991
Place made: Mount Kisco, New York, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio, relief, stencil colour etching, aquatint, relief, screenprint, drypoint, carborundum, engraving printed from seven screens and one assembled plate made from one circular magnesium plate, one rectangular magnesium plate with circular cutout, two irregularly shaped magnesium plates, five irregularly shaped copper plates and one lexan plastic border with carborundum Support: white, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: artist's proof 8
Edition: edition of 30: plus 14AP; 4TP; 4CTP; WP; RTP; PPI; PPII; A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1991

Edition Notes: A 16 colour etching, aquatint, relief, screenprint, drypoint, carborundum, engraving printed from seven screens and one assembled plate made from one circular magnesium plate, one rectangular magnesium plate with circular cutout, two irregularly shaped magnesium plates, five irregularly shaped copper plates and one lexan plastic border with carborundum. The colours printed were yellow, green, red-black, blue-black, black, white, black, metallic dark blue-grey (twice), metallic light blue-grey (twice), metallic gold (twice), metallic pink, and metallic green (twice). papermaking by Tom Strianese and Jed Marshall. Magnesium plate preparation and processing by Kenneth Tyler and Swan Engraving. Additional aquatint preparation of magnesium plates by Anthony Kirk. Copper plate preparation and processing by Kirk, carborundum lexan plastic plate preparation by Kirk, proofing and edition printing by Kirk assisted by Kathy Cho, Doug Humes, Brian Maxwell and Paul Stillpass. Screen preparation, proofing and edition printing by Michael Mueller assisted by Eric Ting.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right corner, pencil "F. Stella '91"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "A.P. 8"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "FS90-902A" [diagonally]
Dimensions: comp and sheet 187.2 h x 139.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1991; Axsom (2016), 204
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.845.1
Image rights: © Frank Stella/ARS. Licensed by Viscopy