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United States of America 1928 – 2011

Spring run 1996 Description: monoprint VIII
Title Notes: 004-001
Creation Notes: 4/10/1996
Materials & Technique: prints, various media, planographic, painting handpainted acrylic monoprint over white-washed lithographic proof Support: white washed, wove, white, handmade, TGL paper
Impression: monoprint VIII
Edition: not editioned
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York

Edition Notes: 'Spring Run' was produced as a series of 26 monoprints [of which two were destroyed] which used the 1988 'Flirting with Stone' lithography proofs. Each monoprint was worked on by Helen Frankenthaler with inks, gesso and rags over three sessions in April 1996. Framed in a silver gilt wood frame.
Primary Insc: signed lower right corner, pencil "Frankenthaler"; not dated
Tertiary Insc: verso frame: inscribed centre, pencil "VIII" verso frame: inscribed upper right corner, black marker "37582" verso frame: TGL identification sticker [ lists artist, title, medium...] verso frame: Meredith Long & Company identification sticker [lists artist, title, medium...] verso frame: Knoedler & Company identification sticker [lists artist, title, medium...]
Dimensions: comp 72.4 h x 103.2 w cm sheet 74.9 h x 103.2 w cm Frame 97.5 h x 120.0 w x 4.6 d cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1996
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.201
Image rights: © Helen Frankenthaler / Tyler Graphics Ltd.