United States of America
The cabin. Ahab and Starbuck
Collection Title: the 'Moby Dick engravings' series 1991
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"
comp and sheet 196.6 h x 140.6 w cm
: Tyler Graphics print documentation, 1991; Asxom (2016), 203
: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002 Accession No
: NGA 2002.1.884.5 Image rights
: © Frank Stella/ARS. Licensed by Viscopy