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United States of America 1928 – 2011

Blue current 1987 Description: one editioned work from the Tyler Purchase and two proofs from the Tyler Gift
Place made: New York, New York, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio, planographic three colour aquatints with spit bite aquatint, soft ground etching, lithograph and engraving printed from three copper plates and five aluminium plates Support: white, mould made, Arches BFK Rives paper
Impression: parent record
Edition: edition of 52, plus 14 AP, 3 TP, WP, RTP, PPI, PPII, A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1987

Edition Notes: Printed by Roger Campbell, Bob Cross, Lee Funderburg, Rodney Konopaki and Ken Tyler. Proof before final corrections of runs 1, 2 and 3 (still not fully conceived) runs 4, 5, 6 and 7 (second version) and run 8 in edition colour on edition paper. The red plate has the line added in the upper left but the stroke in the lower right is still not deleted. There is also an extra dot printed in turquoise blue that will be removed for edition printing. (Harrison, P., (1996), 134)
Cat Raisonné: Harrison, P., (1996), 134
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.167.1-3
Image rights: © Helen Frankenthaler / Tyler Graphics Ltd.