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Helen FRANKENTHALER

United States of America 1928 – 2011

Tiger's eye 1987 Description: one signed proof from the Tyler Purchase and two signed proofs from the Tyler Gift
Creation Notes: Frankenthaler began Tiger's eye in 1984.
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio, planographic, stencil colour aquatints with sugar lift etching, lithograph and screenprint printed from three copper plates, four aluminium plates and one screen Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: parent record
Edition: edition of 56, plus 14 AP, TP, 3 CTP, 3 WP, RTP, PPI, PPII, A, C
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd
Place Published: Mount Kisco, New York
Date Published: 1987

Edition Notes: Nine colours printed from three copper plates, four aluminium plates and one screen: green, transparent green (two aquatint plates printed simultaneously, copper plate); yellow ochre (Mylar, continuous-tone aluminium plate); green (tusche wash on stone transferred to Mylar, continuous-tone aluminium plate); red (Mylar, continuous-tone aluminium plate); dark brown (Mylar, continuous-tone aluminium plate); dark green (sugar-lift etching, aquatint, copper plate); yellow (silkscreen); yellow (silkscreen). Proofing and edition printing by Roger Campbell, Bob Cross, Lee Funderburg, Rodney Konopaki, Tom Strianese and Kenneth Tyler.
Cat Raisonné: Harrison, P (1996), 131; TGL print documentation 1987
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.48.1-3
Image rights: © Helen Frankenthaler / Tyler Graphics Ltd.