Helen FRANKENTHALER, The Red Sea Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1928 – 2011

The Red Sea 1982 Title Notes: 000-023
Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Creation Notes: Frankenthaler began work on the 'The red sea' in 1978. The print was published in 1982.
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic colour lithograph printed from four stones and four aluminium plates Support: pink, wove, handmade, HMP paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: artist's proof 11/14
Edition: edition of 58, plus 14 AP, 8 CTP, 7 WP, RTP, PPI, PPII, A, C
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd
Place Published: Bedford Village, New York
Date Published: 1982

Edition Notes: Eight colours printed from four stones and four aluminium plates: red, magenta, light magenta and yellow (stones), pink, red, dark magenta and orange (aluminium plates). Stone preparation, processing and proofing by Kenneth Tyler. Plate preparation, processing and proofing by Lee Funderburg. Proofing by Funderburg, Tyler and Roger Campbell. Edition printing by Campbell and Funderburg.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right, pencil "Frankenthaler / 1978-82"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left, pencil "11/14 AP"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "HF 78-381"
Dimensions: image 40.0 h x 52.7 w cm sheet 61.0 h x 70.5 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Harrison, P. (1996), 89; TGL print documentation, 1982.
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.50
Image rights: © Helen Frankenthaler / Tyler Graphics Ltd. 1982