Frank STELLA, Libertinia Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America born 1936

Libertinia 1995
Collection Title: the 'Imaginary places' series 1994-97
Title Notes: 007-030
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, relief, stencil, intaglio, planographic colour relief, screenprint, etching, aquatint, lithograph and engraving from 41 runs from 8 aluminum plates, 3 screens, and 1 assembled plate made from 55 irregularly shaped elements (46 copper and 3 Lexan plates; 6 polymer elements) Support: white, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: colour trial proof 1
Edition: edition of 50: plus 14AP; 4CTP; RTP; PPI; PPII; TGLimp., A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1995

Edition Notes: Papermaking by Tom Strianese and Robert Meyer. Prep work of artist's materials and collage by Kenneth Tyler. Copper plate preparation and processing by Anthony Kirk. Magnesium plate preparation and processing by Swan Engraving. Preparation of polymer plates by Kirk, Christopher Creyts and John Hutcheson. Preparation, proofing and edition printing of assembled plate by Kirk, Kathy Cho, Brian Maxwell, Susan Hover and Yasuyuki Shibata. Screen preparation, proofing and edition printing by Michael Mueller. Aluminum plate preparation and processing by Kevin Falco. Proofing by Falco, Creyts and Hutcheson. Edition printing by Falco and Creyts. 67 colour relief, screenprint, aquatint, lithograph, engraving from eight aluminum plates, three screens and one assembled plate made from six irregularly shaped polymer elements, 46 irregularly shaped copper plates and three irregularly shaped Lexan plastic plates.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower left, pencil "F.Stella '95"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left, pencil "C.T.P.1"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "FS94-3128" verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "PROOF screen: LT. pink, Blue purple, white are slightly different from the edition"
Dimensions: comp and sheet 54.5 h x 125.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Tyler Graphics documentation (1995); Axsom (2016), 229
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.851.1
Image rights: © Frank Stella/ARS. Licensed by Viscopy