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
Creation Notes: 18/04/1981
Materials & Technique: prints, colour relief, 5 runs: 8 dye colours, one paper pressing; 21 ink colours, 4 runs from 4 magnesium plates 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 trial plate from woodblock impression plus mag plate 2 from Talladega Three III 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 "Talladega Three II / trial plate made from woodblock / impression plus plate 2 from / Talldega Three III on / lagged-up dyed paper / 62½ x 48¾" [diagonally] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "4-18-81-" [vertically]
Dimensions: comp and sheet 159.3 h x 121.6 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 2002.1.1627.4
Image rights: © Frank Stella/ARS. Licensed by Viscopy