Helen FRANKENTHALER, In the wings Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1928 – 2011

In the wings 1987 Title Notes: 000-042
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio, planographic colour etching, soft ground etching, sugar lift etching, aquatint and lithograph Support: light blue, handmade, HMP paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: verso l.l.c, "HMP"
Impression: 1/50
Edition: edition of 50, plus 12 AP, 2 WP, RTP, PPI, PPII, A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd
Place Published: Mount Kisco, New York
Date Published: 1987

Edition Notes: 11 colours printed from four copper plates and two aluminium plates. Dark red (sugar-lift etching, aquatint, copper plate), medium yellow-green, medium red, medium red-blue, ultramarine blue, cerulean blue (etching, soft-ground etching, copper plate), pink (sugar-lift etching, copper plate), dark violet and light purple (sugar-lift etching, aquatint, copper plate), ultramarine blue (Mylar, continuous-tone aluminium plate), cyan blue (Mylar, continuous-tone aluminium plate). Printed by Roger Campbell, Bob Cross, Lee Funderburg, Rodney Konopaki and Ken Tyler.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right corner, pencil "Frankenthaler '87"
Secondary Insc: numbered lower left corner, pencil "1/50"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, Tyler Graphics chop verso: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "HF 85-888"
Dimensions: comp and sheet 35.0 h x 54.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Harrison, P. (1996),135; TGL print documentation, 1987
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.186
Image rights: © Helen Frankenthaler / Tyler Graphics Ltd. 1987