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United States of America 1928 – 2011

This is not a book 1997 Description: folded sheet with half-title page and full title page

Collection Title: the portfolio 'This is not a book' 1997
Page: page 1 and page 3
Materials & Technique: prints, portfolios, planographic colour lithograph, tusche, crayon Support: white, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: unsigned colour trial 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: Image 1 - Three colours printed: red, black, orange. Image 2 - Four colours printed: ochre, black, gray, yellow. 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 and date centre, red ink lettering "THIS IS NOT A BOOK / 1997" (image 1) title and date centre, black ink lettering "Frankenthaler / THIS IS NOT A BOOK / 1997" (image 2) black lettering lower centre, "TYLER GRAPHICS LTD" [with Tyler Graphics symbol] (image 2) verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "RICHTONE GRAY, NEW COFFEE 3D, WASHdots2/ID" (image 2)
Dimensions: comp 10.2 h x 33.6 w cm page 26.0 h x 62.6 w cm Image 2 comp 22.4 h x 56.4 w cm page 26.0 h x 62.6 w cm sheet 25.8 h x 125.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1997
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.640.6
Image rights: © Helen Frankenthaler / Tyler Graphics Ltd.