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United States of America born 1936

A bower in the Arsacides 1993
Collection Title: the 'Moby Dick deckle edges' series 1993
Title Notes: 006-025
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic, intaglio, relief 40 colour lithograph, etching, aquatint, relief, collagraph printed from 14 aluminum plates and one assembled plate made from one magnesium base plate, 47 irregularly shaped magnesium plates, 106 irregularly shaped copper plates and six collatype plates. Support: white, wove, handmade, irregularly shaped TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer' s mark
Impression: colour trial proof 2
Edition: edition 38 plus 7AP, 2CTP, RTP, PPI, PPII, ECimp., TGLimp., A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1993

Edition Notes: Collaboration and project supervision: Kenneth Tyler. Papermaking: Tom Strianese and Robert Meyer. Lithography: John Hutcheson, Lee Funderburg, Kevin Falco and Scott Lewis. Intaglio: Anthony Kirk, Kathy Cho, Brian Maxwell and Susan Hover. Shaped paper cutting: Henry McGee, Michael Mueller and Lewis.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower left, pencil "F.Stella '93" [vertical]
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left, pencil "C.T.P.2" [vertical]
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "FS92-2082" [vertical] verso: inscribed lower right, pencil "-gray line / -pro -yel (sm. scale) / - yel / OK dayglo blend / - pro magenta / -purple / magenta dayglo blend" [upside down]
Dimensions: comp (irreg) 196.0 h x 125.0 w cm sheet (irregular) 196.0 h x 125.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1993; Axsom (2016), 219
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.785
Image rights: © Frank Stella/ARS. Licensed by Viscopy