Helen FRANKENTHALER, Gateway Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1928 – 2011

Gateway 1988 Description: left panel of tryptich
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Creation Notes: Frankenthaler began 'Gateway' in 1982. The print was published in 1988. Frankenthaler has also created associated 'Gateway' bronze screens.
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio, relief, stencil colour etching, relief, aquatint and stencil printed from two magnesium plates, two copper plates and one stencil Support: white, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: trial proof I
Edition: edition of 30, plus 10 AP, 2 TP, WP, RTP, PPI, PPII, A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd
Place Published: Mount Kisco, New York
Date Published: 1988

Edition Notes: Left panel: orange, orange-red, pink-violet, brown (etching magnesium plate); white-orange, tan (stencil); transparent pink (aquatint, copper plate); green (etching, magnesium plate); transparent orange, transparent red (spitbite aquatint, copper plate). Papermaking by Steve Reeves, Tom Strianese and Michael Herstand. Magnesium plate preparation and processing by Kenneth Tyler and Pete Duchess. Proofing by Rodney Konopaki, Bob Cross and Tyler. Copper plate preparation, processing and proofing by Konopaki and Cross. Edition printing by Konopaki, Cross and Mark Mahaffey. Stenciling by Tom DeBolt and Roger Campbell.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "TPI/ HF82-645"
Dimensions: comp 166.2 h x 65.2 w cm panel 168.0 h x 69.4 w cm overall 168.4 h x 218.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation 1988; P. Harrison (1996), 154.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.656.A-C
Image rights: © Helen Frankenthaler / Tyler Graphics Ltd.