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Frank Stella, Ceiling: Princess of Wales Theatre Plate, 1996

Frank Stella


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Frank Stella

Ceiling: Princess of Wales Theatre Plate, 1996

Limited Edition Silkscreened Porcelain Plate in Box
12 inches diameter
Edition 262/2000
Signed in plate, Frank Stella's name and authorized signature is fired into the underside of the plate. The work is held in box with documentation brochure
This plate is based upon the series of murals that Frank Stella created for the Princess of Wales Theatre - a 2,000-seat live theatre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is located on King Street West, in Toronto's downtown Entertainment District. The theatre's name has a triple meaning: it honours Diana, Princess of Wales, with whose consent the theatre was named; it links the building to its sister theatre, the Royal Alexandra, one block to the east, also named – with Royal assent – for a former Princess of Wales; and it recalls the Princess Theatre, Toronto's first "first-class legitimate" playhouse, that stood three blocks to the east until 1931. The theatre was owned by the Toronto mogul, impresario and major art collector David Mirvish, a longtime friend and collector of Frank Stella, who commissioned the series of murals.
Porcelain Plate:
12 square inches
Presentation Box
13 square inches
Plate is in excellent condition; the outer box is in vintage condition with some wear 


Height:   12.00
Width:   12.00
Depth:   0.30