Frank STELLA, Talladega five I Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America born 1936

Talladega five I 1981
Collection Title: the 'Circuits' series 1982-84
Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Creation Notes: 10/4/1981
Materials & Technique: prints, colour relief, woodcut printed in 4 runs: 1 paper pressing; 3 runs from 2 magnesium plates and 1 woodblock with handpainting by the artist in pastel, oilstick and ink 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; 2WP; RTP; PPI; PPII; A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1982

Edition Notes: CTP impression on multicoloured dyed, white TGL paper. Papermaking by Steve Reeves and Tom Strianese. Plate preparation and processing by Kenneth Tyler and Pete Duchess. Woodblock preparation by Swan Engraving. Proofing by Reeves, Strianese and Tyler, edition printing by Reeves and Strianese. A nine colour relief, woodcut printed from two magnesium plates and one woodblock.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "FS81-584" [vertically] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "Talladega Five I 64½ x 49 / 4/10/81 CTP not signed" [vertically]
Dimensions: comp and sheet 158.4 h x 122.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Walker Art Centre (1987), 561; Axsom (1983), 138; TGL print documentation, 1984; Axsom (2016), 138
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.880.6
Image rights: © Frank Stella/ARS. Licensed by Viscopy