Helen FRANKENTHALER, Tribal sign Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1928 – 2011

Tribal sign 1987 Title Notes: 000-037
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic colour lithograph printed from 11 aluminium plates Support: white, handmade TGL paper laminated to light red
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: 47/47
Edition: edition of 47, plus 10 AP, TP, 4 CTP, WP, RTP, PPI, PPII, A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd
Place Published: Mount Kisco, New York
Date Published: 1987

Edition Notes: Papermaking by Steve Reeves and Tom Strianese. Proofing and edition printing by Lee Funderburg and Roger Campbell. A white pulp sheet was laminated to a red pulp base sheet, pressed and then dried. 11 colours were printed: light brown, light blue, dark brown, yellow-ochre, green, red-brown, pink, black, red-black, brown and dark pink.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right corner, pencil "Frankenthaler '87"
Secondary Insc: numbered lower left, pencil "47/47"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, Tyler Graphics chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "HF84-751"
Dimensions: comp and sheet 61.0 h x 46.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1987; Harrison, P., (1996), 132
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.204.4
Image rights: © Helen Frankenthaler / Tyler Graphics Ltd. 1987