Helen FRANKENTHALER, Tiger's eye Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1928 – 2011

Tiger's eye 1987 Title Notes: 000-050
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: pale yellow, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: colour trial proof III/3
Edition: edition of 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); bright green (tusche wash on stone transferred to Mylar, continuous-tone aluminium plate); 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 yellow. Proofing and edition printing by Roger Campbell, Bob Cross, Lee Funderburg, Rodney Konopaki, Tom Strianese and Kenneth Tyler.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right corner, pencil "Frankenthaler '84"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left, pencil "CTP III"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "HF84-740"
Dimensions: comp 42.0 h x 49.3 w cm sheet 48.0 h x 61.2 w cm mount 50.4 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 2002.1.48.3
Image rights: © Helen Frankenthaler / Tyler Graphics Ltd.