Frank STELLA, Estoril five II Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America born 1936

Estoril five II 1981
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 engraving with handpainting additions added Support: white, wove, handmade, multicoloured, hand dyed TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: lower right corner, TGL hexagon
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: Trial plate printed in black and copper on TGL multicoloured dyed white paper with handpainting additions in brown-pink. 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 " FS81-583" verso: inscibed lower left corner, pencil "Estorl Five II / trial plate over dyed paper / with hand coloring / 66 x 52" [vertically]
Dimensions: comp and sheet 169.8 h x 132.2 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 2002.1.823.5
Image rights: © Frank Stella/ARS. Licensed by Viscopy