DETAIL: Helen FRANKENTHALER Freefall 1993 colour woodcut Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002

United States of America 1928
Radius 1993
relief, hand-coloured paper
colour woodcut printed from six woodblocks on hand-coloured paper
white, wove, handmade, hand-coloured, TGL paper
edition of 30, plus 8 AP, 4 TP, SP, WP, RTP, PPI, TGLimp., A, C
artist's proof 5/8
no manufacturer's mark
Papermaking by Tom Strianese and Robert Myer. Assistance to the artist in woodblock preparation by Kenneth Tyler and Christopher Creyts. Proofing and edition printing by Tyler. Blocks cancelled after printing. 15 colour woodcut. Paper dyed with six colours: magenta, yellow-green, blue-green, gray-green, dark green and white. Nine colours printed: transparent light green (lauan mahogany plywood), blue-green and dark green-black (basswood), transparent yellow-green (walnut), blue-green and medium green-black (basswood), yellow (basswood), orange-red and blue-black (basswood).
Harrison, P. (1996), 234; TGL print documentation, 1993
comp and sheet 71.2 (h) x 71.4 (w) cm
signed and dated lower right corner, pencil "Frankenthaler '93"
Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
NGA 2002.1.193.3
© Helen Frankenthaler / Tyler Graphics Ltd. 1993
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