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Frank STELLA

United States of America born 1936

The cabin. Ahab and Starbuck 1991
Collection Title: the 'Moby Dick engravings' series 1991
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio, relief colour etching, aquatint and relief printed from one assembled plate made from one circular magnesium plate, one irregularly shaped magnesium plate and one rectangular magnesium plate with circular cutout. Support: white, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: unsigned trial proof
Edition: edition of 32; plus 11AP; TP; RTP; PPI; PPII; A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1991

Edition Notes: One unsigned trial proof with mag. border added (centre wave shape missing black solid waves) lighter top section. Papermaking by Tom Strianese and Jed Marshall. Magnesium plate preparation and processing by Kenneth Tyler and Swan Engraving. Additional aquatint preparation of magnesium plates by Anthony Kirk. Proofing by Kirk assisted by Kathy Cho, Doug Humes and Brian Maxwell. Edition printing by Cho assisted by Humes and Maxwell. Four colours etching, aquatint, relief printed from one assembled plate made from one circular magnesium plate, one irregularly shaped magnesium plate and one rectangular magnesium plate with circular cutout. Colors printed were red-black, blue-black and transparent black and purple.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "FS89-1044 / trial proof"
Dimensions: comp and sheet 196.6 h x 140.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Tyler Graphics print documentation, 1991; Asxom (2016), 203
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.884.5
Image rights: © Frank Stella/ARS. Licensed by Viscopy