Helen FRANKENTHALER, Freefall Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1928 – 2011

Freefall 1992 Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Creation Notes: Frankenthaler began 'Freefall' in 1992.
Materials & Technique: prints, handcoloured pressed paper pulp sheet Support: white, wove, handmade TGL paper
Impression: paper pulp sheet
Edition: edition of 30, plus 8 AP, 5 TP, WP, RTP, PPI, PPII, TGLimp., A, C
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1992

Edition Notes: Papermaking by Tom Strianese and Robert Meyer. Woodblock preparation by Kevin Falco, John Hutcheson and Ken Tyler, assisted by Michael Meuller and Scott Lewis. Proofing by Tyler, Hutcheson, Falco, Mueller, Lewis, Strianese, Meyer and Christopher Creyts. Edition printing by Tyler, Hutcheson, Falco and Creyts. Paper pulp dyed in 15 colours from 13 plexiglass and five Mylar stencils, printed from one plate assembled from 21 Philippine Ribbon mahogany plywood blocks. Dyes applied: yellow, magenta, red-violet, pink-violet, gray-violet, dark grey-violet, dark violet, light green, medium green, light brown-green, grey brown-green, dark green, light blue, blue and dark blue.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, ochre ink "#116 AM / 6/1/93 AM" verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "HF92-3057"
Dimensions: sheet 192.6 h x 152.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Harrison. P. (1996), 233; TGL print documentation, 1992
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1135.5
Image rights: © Helen Frankenthaler / Tyler Graphics Ltd.