Helen FRANKENTHALER, Walking rain Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1928 – 2011

Walking rain 1987 Title Notes: 000-052
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic, intaglio colour lithograph, aquatint, spitbite aquatint, soft ground etching and engraving printed from one stone and two copper plates Support: white, wove, mould made, Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: trial proof I
Edition: edition of 54, plus 14 AP, TP, 2 WP, RTP, PPI, PPII, A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1987

Edition Notes: Proofing of stone by Ken Tyler and Rodney Konopaki. Edition printing by Tyler and Michael Herstand. Proofing of plates by Rodney Konopaki and Bob Cross. Edition printing by Konopaki. Six colours printed: black (tusche wash, stone), yellow, red and blue (aquatint, spitbit aquatint, and soft-ground etching, copper plate), yellow and tan (aquatint, spitbite aquatint, soft-ground etching and engraving, copper plate)
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right corner, pencil "Frankenthaler '87"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "Trial Proof I"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, Tyler Graphics chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "HF 82-754" verso: inscribed lower centre, pencil "E" [sideways]
Dimensions: comp 74.0 h x 52.6 w cm sheet 75.8 h x 56.5 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Harrison, P. (1996), 130; TGL print documentation, 1987
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.206
Image rights: © Helen Frankenthaler / Tyler Graphics Ltd. 1987