Frank STELLA, Estoril three II Enlarge 1 /1

Frank STELLA

United States of America born 1936

Estoril three II 1981
Collection Title: the 'Circuits' series 1982-84
Materials & Technique: prints, colour relief, engraving and woodcut printed in 7 runs: 1 paper pressing; 6 runs from 5 magnesium plates and 1 pine woodblock Support: yellow, wove, handmade, hand dyed, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: unsigned proof
Edition: edition of 30: plus 10AP; 3CTP; RTP; PPI; PPII; A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1982

Edition Notes: Woodblock not used. Black impression on yellow TGL paper with red dyed top and bottom margins. Papermaking by Steve Reeves and Tom Strianese. Plate preparation and processing by Kenneth Tyler and Pete Duchess. Woodblock preparation by Strianese. Proofing of relief plates by Reeves, Strianese and Tyler. Edition printing by Reeves and Strianese. Proofing and edition printing of engraved plate by Bob Cross. A six colour relief, engraving, woodcut printed in six runs from five magnesium plates and one woodblock. 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 Three II woodblock (not used) / 66 x 52 Yellow/Red dyed paper"" [vertically] verso: inscibed lower left corner, pencil "FS81-585" verso: inscibed upper right corner, pencil "TOP."
Dimensions: comp and sheet 169.8 h x 131.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Walker Art Centre (1987), 562; Axsom (1983), 139; TGL print documentation, 1982.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1617.8
Image rights: © Frank Stella/ARS. Licensed by Viscopy