Frank STELLA, Cantahar Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America born 1936

Cantahar 1998
Collection Title: the 'Imaginary places III' series 1998-99
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic, intaglio, stencil, relief colour lithograph, screenprint, etching, aquatint and relief; 48 runs from 21 aluminum plates, 7 screens, 1 assembled plate made from 2 irregularly shaped magnesium plates, and 1 assembled plate made from 41 irregularly shaped plates (25 magnesium, 5 copper, 10 plastic relief, 1 Lexan plastic) Support: white, wove, handmade TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: colour trial proof 4
Edition: edition of 40: plus 14AP; 3TP; 6CTP; WP; RTP; PPI; PPII; PPIII; TGLimp.; A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1998

Edition Notes: Border colour is a medium blue. A 48 colour lithograph, screenprint, aquatint and relief printed on white TGL, handmade paper from 21 aluminium plates, seven screens, one assembled plate made from two irregularly shaped magnesium plates and one assembled plate made from 41 irregularly shaped plates (25 magnesium, five copper, 10 plastic relief, one Lexan© plastic). Collaboration with artist on original collage and project supervision by Kenneth Tyle. Papermaking by Tom Strianese and John Hutcheson. Aluminium plate preparation, processing, proofing and edition printing by Kevin Falco, Hutcheson, Bruce Porter, Christopher Creyts and Tyler. Screen preparation, proofing and edition printing by Michael Mueller, copper plate preparation and processing by Anthony Kirk. Magnesium plate preparation and processing by Swan Engraving. Preparation, proofing and edition printing of assembled plate by Kirk, Yasuyuki Shibata, Kimberley Bursic and Brian Maxwell.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower centre, pencil "F. Stella '98"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower centre edge, pencil "C.T.P. IV"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "FS97-3392" [vertically]
Dimensions: comp and sheet 133.0 h x 133.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1998. Axsom (2016), 251.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.799
Image rights: © Frank Stella/ARS. Licensed by Viscopy