Helen FRANKENTHALER, All about blue Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1928 – 2011

All about blue 1994 Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Creation Notes: Frankenthaler began 'All about blue' in 1992. The print was published in 1994.
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic, intaglio colour lithograph, woodcut printed from six aluminium plates and one woodblock Support: white, handmade, washi paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Impression: trial proof 4/6
Edition: edition of 38, plus 12 AP, 3 WP, 11 TP (TP 1/6-6/6; TP I 1/3-3/3; TP II 1/2-2/2), 2 SP, RTP, PPI, PPII, TGLimp., A, C
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1994

Edition Notes: Proofing of plates by Lee Funderburg and Kevin Falco. Edition printing of plates by Funderburg. Preparation of trial woodblocks by Ken Tyler and Yasuyuki Shibata. Finish sanding and carving by the artist assisted by Tyler. Edition printing by Funderburg.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower left corner, pencil "Frankenthaler '94"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "TP 4/6"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "HF92-3058" verso: inscribed lower centre, "litho: BW YWLLOW DD (DARK), 320 MAG SD, MAG TOUCH PLATE SD, TUP BLUE SD, BLUE TOUCH PLATE, WOODBLOCK BLEND, litho - WS ORANGE PD, Note: this proof has 1 more orange crayon line than edition does - dark yellow and lighter on woodblock than edition".
Dimensions: comp and sheet 123.0 h x 73.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1994; P. Harrison (1996), 235
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.164.4
Image rights: © Helen Frankenthaler / Tyler Graphics Ltd. 1994