Helen FRANKENTHALER, Radius Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1928 – 2011

Radius 1993 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: embossed l.r.c, Tyler Graphics chop [hexagon]
Impression: trial proof I
Edition: edition of 30, plus 8 AP, 4 TP, SP, WP, RTP, PPI, TGLimp., A, C
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1993

Edition Notes: Papermaking by Tom Strianese and Robert Myer. 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 (lauan 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). The green border in this print is eliminated and the black block is altered in the edition.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right corner, pencil "HF '93"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "TP I (before block corrections)"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, Tyler Graphics chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left, yellow crayon "#19/3/16/93" verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "HF92-3056" and "2nd yel. reg. 4/21/93" verso: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "Black A" verso: inscribed upper centre, pencil "For black line and red -->" [arrows to mark registration marks top.c and bot.c]
Dimensions: comp and sheet 74.6 h x 74.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Harrison, P. (1996), 234, TGL print documentation, 1993.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.193.2
Image rights: © Helen Frankenthaler / Tyler Graphics Ltd. 1993