Helen FRANKENTHALER, Essence mulberry Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1928 – 2011

Essence mulberry 1977 Title Notes: 000-014
Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, relief colour woodcut printed from four woodblocks Support: buff, laid, handmade, Maniai gampi paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: right to print
Edition: edition of 46 plus 10 artist's proofs; 13 trial proofs; 2 work proofs; right to print; printer's proof I; archive copy; 8 reference proofs (unsigned)
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1977

Edition Notes: Proofing and edition printing by John Hutcheson and Kenneth Tyler. Eight colours printed from four woodblocks: blend of yellow and brown (blend roll, oak veneer), blend of dark red and transparent base (blend roll, birchwood), blend of blue and transparent base (blend roll walnut), pink and dark blue (lauan plywood).
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower left corner, pencil "Frankenthaler '77" signed and dated lower left, pencil "HF/ 6 Oct 77"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left, pencil " OK to print" inscribed lower centre, pencil "G0 - I like it!"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower left corner, TGL chop verso: inscribed lower left, pencil "HF77-287"
Dimensions: overall 101.0 h x 47.0 w cm Frame 106.0 h x 52.7 w x 4.0 d cm
Cat Raisonné: Harrison, P. (1996), p.57
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 79.2871
Image rights: © Helen Frankenthaler / Tyler Graphics Ltd.