Helen FRANKENTHALER, Radius Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1928 – 2011

Radius 1993 Title Notes: 001-063
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, relief colour woodcut printed from six woodblocks on handcoloured paper Support: white, wove, handmade, handcoloured, TGL paper.
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: trial proof III
Edition: edition of 30 plus 8 artist's proofs; 4 trial proofs; special proof; working proof; righ to print; printer's proof I; TGL impression; archive copy; cancellation proof
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1993

Edition Notes: Papermaking by Tom Strianese and Robert Meyer. Assistance to the artist in woodblock preparation by Kenneth Tyler and Christopher Creyts. Proofing and edition printing by Tyler. Blocks cancelled after printing. 15 colour woodcut. Paper dyed with six colours: magenta, yellow-green, blue-green, gray-green, dark green and white. Nine colours printed: transparent light green (luan mahogany plywood), blue-green and dark green-black (basswood), transparent yellow-green (walnut), blue-green and medium green-black (basswood), yellow (basswood), orange-red and blue-black (basswood).
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right corner, pencil "HF '93"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "TP III / (Before Block Corrections)"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscibed lower left, yellow crayon "#40 / 6/10/93" verso: inscibed lower left, pencil "lg green A / MeD green B+ / Mix B / KEF (1)" verso: inscribed lower left, pencil "HF92-3056"
Dimensions: comp and sheet 71.2 h x 71.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Harrison, P. (1996), 234; TGL print documentation, 1993
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.193.1
Image rights: © Helen Frankenthaler / Tyler Graphics Ltd. 1993