Frank STELLA, Pergusa three Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America born 1936

Pergusa three 1981 Description: inlaid plate/woodblock over dyed paper Block I

Collection Title: the 'Circuits' series 1982-1984
Title Notes: FS81-588
Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, relief colour woodcut on hand-dyed paper. 9 runs; 10 dye colours, 1 paper pressing, 30 ink colours, 8 runs from 5 magnesium plates and 2 wood blocks with inlaid irregularly shaped magnesium plates Support: white, wove, handmade, hand coloured, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: lower right corner, TGL hexagon
Impression: unsigned proof
Edition: edition 30, plus 18 AP, 2 TP, 5 CTP, WP, PPI, PPII, A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1983

Edition Notes: Inlaid plate/woodblock over dyed paper Block I. Papermaking by Steve Reeves and Tom Strianese. Woodblock preparation by the artist and Kenneth Tyler, with magnesium inlay by Tyler and Bob Cross. Proofing by Reeves, Strianese and Tyler. Edition printing by Reeves and Strianese.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "FS81-588 Pergusa three inlaid plate / woodblock / over dyed paper 66 x 52 Block I"
Dimensions: comp and sheet 171.3 h x 132.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Walker Art Centre (1987), 605; TGL print documentation, 1984; Axsom (2016), 143.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.101.7
Image rights: © Frank Stella/ARS. Licensed by Viscopy