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Frank STELLA

United States of America born 1936

Pergusa three double 1981 Description: top and bottom sheet

Collection Title: the 'Circuits' series 1982-84
Materials & Technique: prints, paper pulp 25 runs: 1 paper pressing; 24 runs from 7 magnesium plates, 9 screens, and 1 woodblock Support: white, wove, handmade, multicoloured, hand dyed, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: upper right corner, TGL hexagon [both sheets]
Impression: parent
Edition: edition of 30: plus 10AP; 3TP; 2WP; RTP; PPI; PPII; A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1984

Edition Notes: Stencil dyed coloured white TGL paper. Papermaking by Steve Reeves and Tom Strianese. Plate preparation and processing by Kenneth Tyler and Pete Duchess. Lase-cut woodblock preparation by Swan Engraving. Proofing and edition printing by Reeves and Strianese. A 64 colour relief, screenprint, woodcut, engraving printed from seven magnesium plates, nine screens and one woodblock. Handcoloured TGL paper made from 10 dye colours and one paper pressing.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: embossed upper left corner, TGL chop [hexagon] [top sheet] embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] [bottom sheet] verso: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "Pergusa Three Double (Dyed paper) / TOP sheet" [upsidedown] [top sheet] verso: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "TOP / [arrow up]" [top sheet] verso: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "Pergusa Three Double / Dyed paper bottom sheet" [upsidedown] [bottom sheet] verso: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "[arrow up] TOP" [bottom sheet] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "FS81-666" [bottom sheet]
Dimensions: comp (upper) 132.0 h x 168.2 w cm comp (lower) 130.5 h x 167.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Walker Art Centre (1987), 605; TGL print documentation, 1984; Axsom (2016), 143.1.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1632.A-B