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On display on Level 2


United States of America born 1936

The cabin. Ahab and Starbuck (dome) 1992
Collection Title: the 'Moby Dick domes' series 1992
Title Notes: 006-022
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio, relief colour etching, aquatint, relief, engraving printed from 2 runs: 1 paper pressing; 1 run from 1 assembled plate made from 1 dome-shaped magnesium plate and 1 rectangular magnesium plate with circular cutout Support: white, wove, handmade, shaped TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: trial proof II/3
Edition: edition of 20: plus 6 artist's proofs; 3 trial proofs; right to print; printer's proof I; printer's proof II; archive copy
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1992

Edition Notes: 17 colours printed. Preparation and design of dome-shaped paper mould and papermaking processes by Kenneth Tyler and Lee. S. McDonald. Papermaking by Tom Strianese and Jed Marshall. Magnesium plate preparation by Tyler and Swan Engraving. Reworking and proofing of magnesium plates by Anthony Kirk assisted by Kathy Cho, Brian Maxwell and Doug Humes. Edition printing by Cho assisted by Maxwell and Humes.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower centre, pencil "F. Stella '92"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower centre, pencil "T.P.2"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "FS87-904" verso: inscribed upper right corner, pencil "5/23/91 PM / 60 / 2½ / 75/25- / 11/12/91"
Dimensions: comp and sheet 186.4 h x 134.6 w x 12.4 d cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1992; Axsom (2016), 209
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.106