Frank STELLA, Egyplosis relief Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America born 1936

Egyplosis relief 1996
Collection Title: the 'Imaginary places II' series 1996
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, relief, intaglio colour relief, etching, aquatint printed from one assembled plate consisting of one cast urethane base plate, 29 irregularly shaped magnesium plates and two irregularly shaped poured aluminium elements Support: white, wove, handmade, shaped, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: colour trial proof I
Edition: edition of 36: plus 12AP; 3TP; 3CTP; 2WP; RTP; PPI; PPII: TGLimp A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1996

Edition Notes: 23 colours printed in one run. Preparation and design of shaped paper mould and shaped printing elements by Tom Strianese and John Hutcheson. Papermaking by Strianese and Hutcheson. Collaboration with artist on original collage and supervision of print by Kenneth Tyler. Magnesium plate preparation and processing by Swan Engraving, Strianese and Hutcheson. Proofing and edition printing by Kirk, Maxwell, Hover, Gedi Sibony, Todd Elkin and Christopher Creyts assisted by Strianese and Hutcheson.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right corner, pencil 'F.Stella '96"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower right corner, pencil 'CTP 1"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "FS94-3122A" verso: stamped lower left corner, black ink TGL logo [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "PRINTED / 1/9/96/ FACE 290 / 2 LAYERS KOZO / BLACK"
Dimensions: comp and sheet 80.4 h x 80.6 w x 4.4 d cm
Cat Raisonné: Tyler Graphics print documentation, 1996; Axsom (2016), 240.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.817
Image rights: © Frank Stella/ARS. Licensed by Viscopy