Helen FRANKENTHALER, Tiger's eye Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1928 – 2011

Tiger's eye 1987 Title Notes: 000-049
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Creation Notes: Frankenthaler began Tiger's eye in 1984.
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio, planographic, stencil colour aquatint, sugar lift etching, lithograph and screenprint printed from three copper plates, four aluminium plates and one screen Support: grey, wove, handmade HMP paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: colour trial proof I/3
Edition: edition 56, plus 14 AP, TP, 3 CTP, 3 WP, RTP, PPI, PPII, A, C
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd
Place Published: Mount Kisco, New York
Date Published: 1987

Edition Notes: Ten colours printed from three copper plates, four aluminium plates and one screen: green, transparent green (two aquatint plates printed simultaneously, copper plate); yellow ochre (Mylar, continuous-tone aluminium plate); brown (tusche wash on stone transferred to Mylar, continuous-tone aluminium plate); light red (Mylar, continuous-tone aluminium plate); dark brown (Mylar, continuous-tone aluminium plate); dark green (sugar-lift etching, aquatint, copper plate); yellow (silkscreen); yellow (silkscreen); plus non edition plate printed in flat tan. Proofing and edition printing by Roger Campbell, Bob Cross, Lee Funderburg, Rodney Konopaki, Tom Strianese and Kenneth Tyler.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower left corner, pencil "Frankenthaler '84"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left, pencil "CTP # 1"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "HF84-740"
Dimensions: comp 40.6 h x 50.0 w cm sheet 48.2 h x 56.7 w cm mount 50.6 h x 64.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Harrison, P (1996), 131; TGL print documentation 1987
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.48.2
Image rights: © Helen Frankenthaler / Tyler Graphics Ltd.