Frank STELLA, Juam, state I Enlarge 1 /1

Frank STELLA

United States of America born 1936

Juam, state I 1996
Collection Title: the 'Imaginary places' series 1994-97
Creation Notes: 11/9/96
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio, relief colour relief, etching and aquatint; hand dyed Support: white, wove, handmade, hand coloured, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: unsigned proof
Edition: edition 16; plus 6AP; 3TP; 4CTP; WP; RTP; TGLimp; A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1997

Edition Notes: One unsigned test paper impression of centre intaglio plates TGL white paper (white dyed paper on verso), blind relief embossed/ stamped into paper. 59 colours (19 dye colours and 40 ink colours). Frank Stella began 'Juam, state I' with the creation of a collage piece, setting out his ideas visually for the printers. Collaboration with the artist on original collage and supervision of the project by Kenneth Tyler. Papermaking by Tom Strianese and Robert Meyer. Magnesium plate preparation by Swan Engraving. Cutting of plates by John Hutcheson and Strianese. Proofing and edition printing by Hutcheson, Strianese and Nancy Bressler. Copper plate preparation and processing by Anthony Kirk. Woodblock carving by the artist assisted by Tyler. Preparation and proofing of assembled plate by Kirk, Brian Maxwell, Kathy Cho, Susan Hover, Yasuyuki Shibata, Christopher Creyts, Todd Elkin, Gedi Sibony, Hutcheson, Tyler and Strianese. Edition printing by Tyler, Kirk, Hutcheson, Strianese, Maxwell, Creyts, Elkin, Bressler and Kimberly Bursic.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "9-11-96 / Test paper / for Juam State I" [diagonal]
Dimensions: comp and sheet 122.6 h x 101.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1997; Axsom (2016), 248a.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.66.7
Image rights: © Frank Stella/ARS. Licensed by Viscopy