United States of America 1928 – 2011

This is not a book 1995 Page: page 19
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio colour etching, aquatint Support: white, wove, handmade TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: partially printed proof
Edition: edition of 50, plus 14 AP, 2 TP, 2 CTP, 17 WP, 2 SP, RTP, PPI, PPII, TGLimp., A, C
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1997

Edition Notes: One of eight partially printed proofs from the Tyler Gift. Colours printed: pink, purple, dark purple. 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: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] inscribed upper right corner, pencil "great!" verso: inscribed upper right corner, pencil "HF3229"
Dimensions: comp 14.0 h x 32.0 w cm sheet 17.2 h x 58.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1997
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.661.5
Image rights: © Helen Frankenthaler / Tyler Graphics Ltd.