Frank STELLA, Talladega three II Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America born 1936

Talladega three II 1981
Collection Title: the 'Circuits' series 1982-84
Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, colour relief 5 runs: 1 paper pressing; 4 runs from 4 magnesium plates (plates 1, 3, and 4 reserved for cat. 137) Support: white, wove, handmade, hand dyed, lagged-up TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: unsigned proof
Edition: edition of 30: plus 10AP; 2TP; 5CTP; WP; RTP; PPI; PPII; A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1982

Edition Notes: Mag plate from Talladega III, plus trial mag plate made from woodblock impression on lagged-up dyed TGL paper. Papermaking by Steve Reeves and Tom Strianese. Plate preparation and processing by Kenneth Tyler and Pete Duchess. Proofing by Tyler, Reeves and Strianese. Edition printing by Reeves and Strianese. A 21 colour relief printed from four magnesium plates.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "FS81-582A" verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "1981 / Talladega Three II / plate 2 from tal. three III / plus trial plate made from / woodcut imp. on lagged-up / dyed paper / 65¼ x 50½" [diagonally]
Dimensions: comp and sheet 164.4 h x 128.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Walker Art Centre (1987), 5589; Axsom (1983), 136; TGL print documentation, 1982; Axsom (1983), 136
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1627.3
Image rights: © Frank Stella/ARS. Licensed by Viscopy