United States of America
Collection Title: the 'Moby Dick engravings' series 1991
Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique:
etching, aquatint, relief, drypoint, carborundum printed from one assembled plate consisting of one circular magnesium plate, one rectangular magnesium plate with a circular cutout, one retangular magnesium plate and four irregularly shaped aluminium plates
Support: white, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: artist's proof 10
Edition: edition of 27: plus 12 artist's 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: 1991
Edition Notes: Two colours printed. 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. Aluminium plate preparation by Kirk and Doug Humes. Proofing by Kirk assisted by Kathy Cho, Humes, Brian Maxwell and Paul Stillpass. Edition printing by Kirk and Cho assisted by Humes and Maxwell.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower left corner, pencil "F.Stella '91"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "AP10"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon]
verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "FS89-1045 / ap10"
x 150.0 w
x 150.0 w
: Tyler Graphics print documentation, 1991; Axsom (2016), 202
: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
: NGA 2002.1.890.1
: © Frank Stella/ARS. Licensed by Viscopy