Frank STELLA, Imola three II Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America born 1936

Imola three II 1984
Collection Title: the 'Circuits' series 1982-84
Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, relief colour woodcut, engraving printed from one woodblock and three plates. 8 runs: 1 paper pressing; 7 runs from 5 magnesium plates and 2 woodblocks Support: white, wove, handmade, hand dyed, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: lower right corner, TGL hexagon
Impression: unsigned proof
Edition: edition of 30: plus 10AP; 6TP; RTP; PPI; PPII; A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1984

Edition Notes: Red, blue, yellow and black printed from a woodblock on white TGL paper with red dyed top and bottom margins. Papermaking by Steve Reeves and Tom Strianese. Laser-cut woodblock preparation by Swan Engraving. Plate preparation and processing by Kenneth Tyler and Pete Duchess. Proofing by Tyler, Reeves and Strianese. Edition printing by Reeves and Strianese. A 28 colour relief, woodcut printed in seven runs from five magnesium plates and two woodblocks.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscibed lower left corner, pencil "Imola Three II / woodblock over / dyed paper / 66 x 52" [vertically] verso: inscibed lower left corner, pencil " FS81-594B"
Dimensions: comp and sheet 167.8 h x 131.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Walker Art Centre (1987), 602; TGL print documentation, 1984; Axsom (2016), 142.1.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1624.1
Image rights: © Frank Stella/ARS. Licensed by Viscopy