Helen FRANKENTHALER, All about blue Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1928 – 2011

All about blue 1992 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: natural, laid, handmade, triple-layer Kozo fibre paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: trial proof II 2/2
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 "HF '92"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left corner, pencil, "TP II 2/2"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] inscribed lower right, pencil " YELLOW LITHO: BLACK A, 1 BLOCK B, BLUE LITHO TUP" [vertically]. verso: inscribed lower right, pencil "1/ litho plate, yellow, 2/ litho plate, blue, 3/ woodblock, 4/ A yellow, 5 orange, 6 grey, 7 red, 8 B light blue, 9 dark blue, 10 copper, 11 C blue gray, 12 dark blue gray, Blocks carved by YS proofing by YS-KET-LF".
Dimensions: comp 128.0 h x 73.0 w cm sheet 128.0 h x 78.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1994; P. Harrison (1996), 235
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.164.6
Image rights: © Helen Frankenthaler / Tyler Graphics Ltd. 1994