Helen FRANKENTHALER, Radius Enlarge 1 /1

Helen FRANKENTHALER

United States of America 1928 – 2011

Radius 1993 Title Notes: 001-062
Creation Notes: Frankenthaler began Radius in 1992 and it was published in 1993
Materials & Technique: prints, relief, paper pulp colour woodcut printed from six woodblocks on handcoloured paper pulp sheet Support: white, wove, handmade, handcoloured TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: unsigned trial proof
Edition: edition: 30; plus 8AP; 4TP; SP; WP; RTP; PPI; TGLimp; A; C
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1993

Edition Notes: Magenta, yellow-green, blue-green, dark green, gray-green and white dyes were applied to a newly made white pulp base sheet to create the paper. After the paper was dry the following six coulours were printed: transparent light green (luan plywood), blue-green and dark green-black (basswood), yellow (basswood), orange-red and blue-black (basswood). Papermaking by Tom Strianese and Robert Meyer. Assistance to the artist in woodblock preparation by Kenneth Tyler and Christopher Creyts. Proofing and edition printing by Tyler.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "HF92-3056"
Dimensions: comp and sheet 71.4 h x 71.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Harrison, P. (1996), 234; TGL print documentation, 1993
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.193.4
Image rights: © Helen Frankenthaler / Tyler Graphics Ltd.