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Helen FRANKENTHALER

United States of America 1928 – 2011

This is not a book 1997 Description: one of twelve trial lithograph labels for book cover
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic colour lithograph, tusche, crayon with black lettering Support: tan, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: trial proof
Edition: not editioned
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1997

Edition Notes: This label was never used. 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. Colours printed: orange, dusty blue/green with black lettering.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] in image: black lettering "THIS IS NOT A BOOK / 1997"
Dimensions: comp and sheet 11.2 h x 27.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1997
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.694.9
Image rights: © Helen Frankenthaler / Tyler Graphics Ltd.