Frank STELLA, The affidavit Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America born 1936

The affidavit 1993
Collection Title: the 'Moby Dick deckle edges' series 1993
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic, intaglio, relief, stencil 41 colour lithograph, etching, aquatint, relief, screenprint printed from nine aluminum plates, one Lexan plastic plate, two screens, one assembled plate made from five irregularly shaped plastic plates and one assembed plate made from one magnesium base plate, 33 irregularly shaped magnesium plates, and 83 irregularly shaped copper plates Support: white, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: trial proof 5
Edition: edition of 38: plus 12AP; 5TP; 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 Rober Meyer. Lithography: John Hutcheson assisted by Kevin Falco, Scott Lewis and Christopher Creyts. Screenprinting by Michael Mueller assisted by Hutcheson and Lewis. Intaglio: Anthony Kirk, Kathy Cho, Brian Maxwell, Susan Hover and Meyer. Shaped paper cutting by Henry McGee, Mueller and Lewis.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right, pencil "F. Stella '93"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower right, pencil "T.P. 5"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "FS92-2080"
Dimensions: comp (variable) 157.2 h x 116.5 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Tyler Graphics documentation (1993); Axsom (2016), 220
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.881.3
Image rights: © Frank Stella/ARS. Licensed by Viscopy