Helen FRANKENTHALER, Earth slice Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1928 – 2011

Earth slice 1978 Title Notes: 000-004
Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio colour soft ground etching, sugar lift etching and aquatint Support: mauve, wove, handmade, HMP paper
Impression: ok to print
Edition: edition of 46, plus 12 artist's proofs; 3 work proofs; right to print; printer's proof I; archive copy; cancellation proof
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd
Place Published: Bedford Village, New York
Date Published: 1978

Edition Notes: Printed by Rodney Konopaki, Paul Sanders and Kenneth Tyler. Four colours printed: transparent yellow ochre (aquatint), veridian green (soft-ground etching), burnt sienna (sugar-lift etching and aquatint), deep forest green (sugar-lift etching).
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower left, pencil "HF / Valentine's Day 1978"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left, pencil "OK to print"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left, pencil "HF76-288"
Dimensions: composition 22.2 h x 50.4 w cm sheet 37.8 h x 65.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Harrison, P. (1996), p.59
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 79.2870
Image rights: © Helen Frankenthaler / Tyler Graphics Ltd. 1978