Frank STELLA, Iffish printing plate Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America born 1936

Iffish printing plate 1995
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, matrices, printing plate copper, aluminium and magnesium plates attached to perspex, mylar overlay and five ply plywood base; various tools used to make marks on metal; pen drawing of registration lines on perspex underneath mylar felt overlay for protection and wooden cover Support: five ply plywood, perspex, mylar, felt
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: matrix
Edition: edition: 55 plus 14AP; TP; RTP; PPI; PPII; TGLimp; A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1998

Edition Notes: An original 45 colour lithograph, screenprint, etching, aquatint, relief, engraving printed from 29 aluminium plates, four screens and one assenbled plate made from 12 irregularly shaped elements (five copper, and five magnesium plates; two poured aluminium elements). Collaboration with artist on original collage and project supervision by Kenneth Tyler. Papermaking by Tom Strianese and John Hutcheson. Aluminium plate preparation, processing, and edition printing by Lee Funderburg. 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 and proofing of assembled plate by Kirk, Susan Hover, Brian Maxwell, Christopher Creyts, Gedi Siboni and Kimberley Bursic. Edition printing by Maxwell, Creyts, Kirk and Bursic.
Dimensions: plate 31.0 h x 39.7 w cm wood 61.8 h x 60.4 w x 4.4 d cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1998
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1465
Image rights: © Frank Stella/ARS. Licensed by Viscopy