Helen FRANKENTHALER, Deep sun Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1928 – 2011

Deep sun 1983 Title Notes: 000-024
Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio colour etching, aquatint, drypoint, engraving, mezzotint printed from 12 copper plates Support: white, wove, handmade, St Armand paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: 46/54
Edition: edition of 54, plus 16 AP, 5 TP, 4 PP, 8 WP, RTP, PPI, PPII, A, C, 3 RP
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1983

Edition Notes: 22 colours printed: magenta (aquatint, spitbite aquatint, engraving); magenta (engraving); orange-pink and dark red-brown (aquatint, spitbite aquatint, mezzotint, soft-ground etching); yellow, medium yellow and dark yellow (aquatint, spitbite aquatint, etching); repeat of previous colours; dark orange (aquatint, spitbite aquatint); blue-black (phto plate, etching, soft-ground etching, engraving, aquatint, spitbite aquatint); dark orange (etching, engraving); dark orange (soft-ground etching); yellow, red and pink (soft-ground etching); yellow, red and pink (etching, aquatint, engraving). Proofing by Rodney Konopaki, Bob Cross and Ken Tyler. Edition printing by Konopaki and Cross.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right corner, pencil "Frankenthaler '83"
Secondary Insc: numbered lower left corner, pencil "46/54"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner Tyler Graphics chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "HF82-679"
Dimensions: plate 60.4 h x 90.4 w cm comp 61.6 h x 100.0 w cm sheet 77.0 h x 103.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Walker Art Center (1987), 201:HF33.
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.173
Image rights: © Helen Frankenthaler / Tyler Graphics Ltd. 1983