Frank STELLA, Estoril five II Enlarge 1 /1

Frank STELLA

United States of America born 1936

Estoril five II 1981
Collection Title: the 'Circuits' series 1982-84
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio colour engraving printed from one magnesium plate Support: white, wove, handmade, multicoloured, hand dyed, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: unsigned proof
Edition: edition of 30: plus 10AP; TP; 4CTP; WP; RTP; PPI; PPII; A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1982

Edition Notes: Plate II in magenta over multicoloured dyed TGL paper. Papermaking by Steve Reeves and Tom Strianese. Plate preparation and processing by Kenneth Tyler and Pete Duchess. Proofing by Reeves, Strianese and Tyler. Edition printing by Reeves and Strianese. Proofing and edition printing of engraved plate by Bob Cross. A 12 colour relief, engraving printed in seven runs from five magnesium plates. Handcoloured TGL paper from nine dye colours and one paper pressing.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscibed lower left corner, pencil "ESTORIL FIVE II PLATE II / ON DYED PAPER" verso: inscibed lower left corner, pencil " FS81-583A" verso: inscribed upper centre, pencil "TOP ESTORIL FIVE II"
Dimensions: comp and sheet 168.6 h x 130.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Walker Art Centre (1987), 564; Axsom (1983), 141; TGL print documentation, 1982; Axsom (2016), 141
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.823.2
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