Frank STELLA, Stubb and Flask kill a Right whale Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America born 1936

Stubb and Flask kill a Right whale 1991
Collection Title: the 'Moby Dick engravings' series 1991
Title Notes: 006-011
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio, relief, stencil colour etching, aquatint, carborundum and relief printed from two magnesium plates, two woodblocks, three screens and one stencil Support: white, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: colour trial proof I
Edition: edition of 27; plus 10AP; 2CTP; WP; RTP; PPI; PPII; A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1991

Edition Notes: Four colours printed. Papermaking by Tom Strianese, Marcella Morgese and Tom DeBolt. Magnesium plate preparation and processing by Kenneth Tyler and Pete Duchess. Initial proofing by Steve Reeves and Strianese. Reproofing by Strianese, Morgese, Roger Campbell and Lee Funderburg. Edition printing by Strianese and Morgese assisted by DeBolt, John Hutcheson and Campbell. Initial woodblock preparation and proofing by Reeves and Strianese. Reworking and proofing by Campbell and Funderburg. Edition printing by Hutcheson and Jim Lefkowitz. Screen proofing and edition printing by Kenneth Tyler assisted by Michael Mueller, Hutcheson, Paul Imboden and Lefkowitz. Stencil proofing, edition printing and hand colouring by Tyler and Hutcheson assisted by Lefkowitz and Marabeth Cohen.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower left corner, pencil "F.Stella '91"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "C.T.P. I"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "FS89-1046"
Dimensions: comp and sheet 194.4 h x 137.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Tyler Graphics print documentation, 1991
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.877.1
Image rights: © Frank Stella/ARS. Licensed by Viscopy