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United States of America 1928 – 2011

This is not a book 1997
Collection Title: cover page from 'This is not a book' portfolio
Materials & Technique: prints, portfolios, planographic offset lithography Support: light orange, wove, handmade TGL paper
Impression: unsigned proof
Edition: edition: 50 plus 14AP, 2TP, 2CTP, 17WP, 2SP, RTP, PPI, PPII, TGLimp., A, C
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1997

Edition Notes: This page does not actually appear in the bound published edition. Papermaking by Tom Strianese and John Hutcheson. Proofing and edition printing of copper plates by Anthony Kirk, Brian Maxwell, Christopher Creyts, Kimberly Bursic and Todd Elkin assisted by Nancy Bressler. Pochoir stencil making and stenciling by Tyler. Proofing and edition printing of aluminium plates by Lee Funderburg, Hutcheson, and Tyler. From the 36 page book "This is not a book", consisting of 9 colour intaglios and 2 colour lithographs.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: title centre right, black ink lettering "FRANKENTHALER/ THIS IS NOT A BOOK" inscribed lower right, black ink lettering "TYLER GRAPHICS LTD" [Tyler Graphics symbol] inscribed lower left, navy blue ink lettering, publishing details verso: inscribed lower right, black lettering "An original 36 page book by Helen Frankenthaler hand-printed by Tyler Graphics Ltd/ The book consists of nine new color intaglios, two color lithographs with lettering as half-title and full-title pages, plus colophon, copyright page, and four pages of text printed in lithography"
Dimensions: sheet 21.6 h x 60.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1997
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.640.2
Image rights: © Helen Frankenthaler / Tyler Graphics Ltd.