Helen FRANKENTHALER, Tales of Genji I Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1928 – 2011

Tales of Genji I 1998
Collection Title: the 'Tales of Genji' series 1998
Title Notes: 005-001
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Creation Notes: Frankenthaler began the Tales of Genji series in 1995 and published the edition prints in 1998
Materials & Technique: prints, relief colour woodcut printed from 11 woodblocks Support: light sienna, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: 3/30
Edition: edition of 30, plus 12 AP, 4 TP, 4 CTP, SP, 2 WP, RTP, PPI, TGLimp., A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd
Place Published: Mount Kisco, New York
Date Published: 1998

Edition Notes: Papermaking by Tom Strianese and John Hutcheson. Woodblock preparation by Yasuyuki Shibata assisted by Christopher Creyts. Proofing and edition printing by Shibata. 34 colour woodcut printed from 11 woodblocks (10 apple maple, 1 mahogany)
Primary Insc: signed lower right, pencil "Frankenthaler"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower right, pencil "3/30"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left, pencil "HF95-3197"
Dimensions: comp and sheet 106.7 h x 119.4 w cm Frame 121.4 h x 132.2 w x 4.2 d cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1998
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.78.1
Image rights: © Helen Frankenthaler / Tyler Graphics Ltd.