Frank STELLA, Swan engraving blue Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America born 1936

Swan engraving blue 1983
Collection Title: the 'Swan engraving' series 1982-85
Title Notes: 003-121
Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, relief, intaglio etching, engraving, woodblock, 1 run from 1 assembled plate made from 24 irregularly shaped magnesium plates Support: TGL buff handmade
Impression: right to print
Edition: edition of 30 plus: 6 artist proofs, 9 trial proofs, working proof, right to print, printer's proof I, printer's proof II, special proof, archival impression
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1983

Edition Notes: Papermaking: Steve Reeves and Tom Strianese. Plate preparation and processing: Kenneth Tyler and Pete Duchess. Proofing and edition printing: Rodney Konopaki and Bob Cross. Magnesium plates used to make the assembled plate were cut and mounted on plywood backing by the artist assisted by Tyler, Duane Mitch, Roger Campbell, Lee Funderburg, Konopaki, and Cross.
Primary Insc: signed and dated, lower left corner, in pencil, 'RTP. F.Stella '83'
Secondary Insc: embossed, lower right corner, Tyler Graphics chop
Tertiary Insc: verso inscribed, lower left corner, in pencil 'FS.82-664'
Dimensions: image 93.1 h x 73.5 w cm plate-mark (irregular) 56.2 h x 78.0 w cm sheet 99.2 h x 80.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Axsom (2016), 164
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1983
Accession No: NGA 83.3625
Image rights: © Frank Stella/ARS. Licensed by Viscopy