Helen FRANKENTHALER, Essence mulberry Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1928 – 2011

Essence mulberry 1977 Title Notes: 000-012
Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, relief colour woodcut printed from four woodblocks Support: white, wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Impression: unsigned proof
Edition: edition of 46, plus 10 AP, 13 TP, 2 WP, RTP, PPI, A, 8 RP
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1977

Edition Notes: Proofing and edition printing by John Hutcheson and Ken Tyler. One of seven such unsigned proofs in the Tyler Gift. The grain of a woodblock has been imprinted in flesh-pink along the lower verso of the sheet (not part of the image).
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower centre, pencil "mylar", "offset impression of block 3", "Essence Mulberry" and "1977" verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "HF 77-287"
Dimensions: comp and sheet 100.0 h x 46.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Walker Art Center (1987), 180:HF4.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.49.4
Image rights: © Tyler Graphics Ltd.