United States of America 1928 – 2011

Gateway 1988 Description: panel unknown
Creation Notes: Frankenthaler began 'Gateway' in 1982. The print was published in 1988.
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio, relief etching, aquatint, spitbite aquatint and relief Support: white, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: unsigned proof
Edition: not editioned
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1988

Edition Notes: One colour printed: black. 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. This plate was never editioned and was destroyed.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] inscribed upper centre, pencil "omit me / (= love the pencil!)/ Rodney = sand out lightly - dont scrape! KET/ this plate will most likely be destroyed! [vertically and written within large pencil circle] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "HF82-648" verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "HF drew 2/19/82/ KET etched at Swan Eng with Pete Duchess 2/22/82/ R.K.BC proofed 2/23/82"
Dimensions: comp and sheet 166.8 h x 64.7 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Harrison, P (1996), 154; TGL print documentation 1988
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.178
Image rights: © Helen Frankenthaler / Tyler Graphics Ltd.