Frank STELLA, The candles Enlarge 1 /1

Frank STELLA

United States of America born 1936

The candles [Stapling down and cutting up] 1992 Materials & Technique: prints, planographic, stencil, collage colour lithograph, screenprint, collage printed from 25 runs: 24 runs from 18 aluminum plates and 3 screens Support: white, wove, machine mould made, Saunders paper; natural, washi, 100% gampi fiber paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: trial proof 3
Edition: edition of 65: plus 18AP, 5CTP, SP, RTP, PPI, PPII, A, C
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1992

Edition Notes: Prep work for continuous tone lithography by Kenneth Tyler. Plate preparation and processing by John Hutcheson and Scott Lewis. Screen preparation, processing and proofing and edition printing by Michael Mueller and Lewis. Preparation adhering of collage elements by Mueller. 26 colour (including one colour paper) lithograph, screenprint, collage printed from 18 aluminum plates and three screens. The following colours were printed on the white Saunders paper from the aluminum plates: black, yellow, orange-red, blue, black, brown, blend, of green-yellow and transparent green-yellow, red, green-blue, black, blend of light tan and tan, ultramarine blue, fluroescent orange, dark green, dark brenn, fluorescent pink and grey. Tan and white (printed three times from the same screen) were printed from two screens. Fluroscent pink was printed onto two sheets of natural gampi fiber paper from a screen. These sheetswere then cut into six pieces which were collaged to the Saunders paper. After adhering black was printed from an aluminum plate.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower left, pencil "F. Stella '92"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left, pencil "T.P.3"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower left and lower right, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "FS92-2081" [diagonal]
Dimensions: comp and sheet 147.2 h x 98.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Tyler Graphics documentation (1992); Axsom (2016), 1992.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.885.1
Image rights: © Frank Stella/ARS. Licensed by Viscopy