Frank STELLA, The funeral Enlarge 1 /1

On display on Level 2

Frank STELLA

United States of America born 1936

The funeral 1991
Collection Title: the 'Moby Dick engravings' series 1991
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio, relief etching, aquatint, relief, drypoint, carborundum printed from one assembled plate consisting of one circular magnesium plate, one rectangular magnesium plate with a circular cutout, one retangular magnesium plate and four irregularly shaped aluminium plates Support: white, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: artist's proof 10
Edition: edition of 27: plus 12 artist's proofs; right to print; printer's proof I; printer's proof II; archive copy
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1991

Edition Notes: Two colours printed. 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. Aluminium plate preparation by Kirk and Doug Humes. Proofing by Kirk assisted by Kathy Cho, Humes, Brian Maxwell and Paul Stillpass. Edition printing by Kirk and Cho assisted by Humes and Maxwell.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower left corner, pencil "F.Stella '91"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "AP10"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "FS89-1045 / ap10"
Dimensions: comp 199.2 h x 150.0 w cm sheet 199.2 h x 150.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Tyler Graphics print documentation, 1991; Axsom (2016), 202
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.890.1
Image rights: © Frank Stella/ARS. Licensed by Viscopy