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Helen FRANKENTHALER

United States of America 1928 – 2011

Corot's mark 1986 Title Notes: 000-032
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio, planographic spit bite aquatint, soft ground etching and lithograph Support: white, mould made, Arches BFK Rives paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: trial proof
Edition: edition of 52, plus 12 AP, TP, CTP, 4 WP, RTP, PPI, PPII, A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd
Place Published: Mount Kisco, New York
Date Published: 1987

Edition Notes: Proofing and edition printing of copper plate by Rodney Konopaki . Proofing and edition printing of aluminium plates by Roger Campbell and Lee Funderburg. Five colours printed in five runs: ultramarine blue (soft-ground etching, spitbite aquatint, copper plate), transparent violet (Mylar, continuous-tone aluminium plate), blue (Mylar, continuous-tone aluminium plate), dark blue (Mylar, continuous-tone aluminium plate), medium blue (Mylar, continuou-tone aluminium plate).
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower left corner, pencil "Frankenthaler '86" signed lower right corner, pencil "Frankenthaler '87"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "Trial proof"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower left corner, Tyler Graphics chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "HF86-889" verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "FLAT-MIX TEGG SD", "LINES AND SMUDGE - MIX SP BLUE DD"
Dimensions: plate 51.5 h x 63.5 w cm sheet 69.2 h x 79.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Harrison, P (1996), 136; TGL print documentation, 1987
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.170.2
Image rights: © Helen Frankenthaler / Tyler Graphics Ltd. 1987