Frank STELLA, Imola three I Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America born 1936

Imola three I 1981
Collection Title: the 'Circuits' series 1982-84
Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio colour engraving, 5 runs from 4 magnesium plates (plates reserved for cats. 142.1, 142.1a, 142.2) Support: white, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: unsigned proof
Edition: edition of 30: plus 10AP; TP; 4CTP; 2WP; RTP; PPI; PPII; A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1982

Edition Notes: Plate A - not used. Orange and red impression with hand painted red lines on white 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 five colour relief, engraving printed in five runs from four magnesium plates.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscibed lower left corner, pencil "Imola Three I (Plate A / not used) / 66 x 52 / Red line handpainted" [vertically] verso: inscibed lower left corner, pencil "FS81-593"
Dimensions: comp and sheet 166.4 h x 131.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Walker Art Centre (1987), 565; Axsom (1983), 142; TGL print documentation, 1982; Axsom (2016), 142
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1622.4
Image rights: © Frank Stella/ARS. Licensed by Viscopy