Frank STELLA, Swan engraving framed I Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America born 1936

Swan engraving framed I 1985
Collection Title: the 'Swan engraving' series 1982-85
Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, relief, intaglio relief, etching printed from one assembled plate made from 33 irregularly shaped magnesium plates Support: white, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: unsigned proof
Edition: edition of 20: plus 8AP; RTP; PPI; PPII; A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1985

Edition Notes: One colour printed: black. A one colour relief, etching printed from ine assembled plate made from 33 irregularly shaped magnesium plates. The magnesium plates used to make the assembled plate were cut and mounted on plywood backing by the artist assisted by Kenneth Tyler, Duane Mitch, Roger Campbell, Lee Funderburg, Rodney Konopaki and Bob Cross. The plywood border was inked and printed with the assembled plate. Papermaking by Steve Reeves and Tom Strianese. Plate preparation and processing by Tyler and Pete Duchess. Proofing and edition printing by Konopaki and Cross.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "FS81-662"
Dimensions: comp and sheet 127.4 h x 97.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Walker Art Centre (1978), 608; TGL print documentation, 1985; Axsom (2016), 167.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1607.2
Image rights: © Frank Stella/ARS. Licensed by Viscopy