Frank STELLA, Jonah historically regarded, state I Enlarge 1 /1

Frank STELLA

United States of America born 1936

Jonah historically regarded, state I 1991
Collection Title: the 'Moby Dick engravings' series 1991
Title Notes: 006-010
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio, relief, stencil colour etching, aquatint, relief, screenprint, drypoint, carborundum printed from one Lexan plastic plate, nine screens and one assembled plate made from one circular magnesium plate, one rectangular magnesium plate with circular cutout and seven irregularly shaped plates (two magnesium, five copper) Support: white, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: state 1
Impression: artist's proof 3
Edition: edition of 8: plus 4AP; 4CTP; 3WP; RTP; A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1991

Edition Notes: Similar to edition colours. A 21 colour etching, aquatint, relief, screenprint, drypoint, carborundum printed from one Lexan plastic plate, nine screens and one assembled plate made from one circular magnesium plate, one rectangular magnesium plate with circular cutout and seven irregularly shaped plates (two magnesium, five copper). 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, 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. III"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "FS90-902AA" verso: inscribed lower left, pencil "Historically Regarded, State I"
Dimensions: comp and sheet 187.8 h x 139.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1991; Axsom (2016), 204a
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.846.4
Image rights: © Frank Stella/ARS. Licensed by Viscopy