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United States of America 1928 – 2011

Gateway 1988 Description: unsigned triptych in the Tyler Purchase
Creation Notes: Frankenthaler began 'Gateway' in 1982. The print was published in 1988.
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio etchings with aquatint Support: three sheets of white, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: unsigned trial proof
Edition: edition of 30, plus 10 AP, 2 TP, WP, RTP, PPI, PPII, A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd
Place Published: Mount Kisco, New York
Date Published: 1988

Edition Notes: Printed from three magnesium, one assembled magnesium plate and four copper plates in black. Papermaking by Steve Reeves, Tom Strianese, and Michael Herstand. Magnesium plate preparation and processing by Kenneth Tyler and Pete Duchess. Proofing by Rodney Konopaki, Bob Cross and Tyler. Copper plate preparation, processing and proofing by Konopaki and Cross. Edition printing by Konopaki, Cross and Mark Mahaffey. Stenciling by Tom DeBolt and Roger Campbell.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: verso: inscribed top centre, pencil "Top left" (left panel) verso: inscribed top centre, pencil "TOP CENTER" (centre panel) verso: inscribed top centre, pencil "TOP RIGHT" (right panel) verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "HF82-645" (all panels) embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] (all panels)
Dimensions: panel a 167.1 h x 77.0 w cm panel b 167.7 h x 66.4 w cm panel c 168.0 h x 66.0 w cm overall 168.0 h x 209.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation 1988; Harrison, P. (1996), 154
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1210.A-C
Image rights: © Helen Frankenthaler / Tyler Graphics Ltd.