United States of America 1928
Tales of Genji II
Collection Title: the 'Tales of Genji' series 1998
Creation Notes: Frankenthaler began the Tales of Genji series in 1995 and published the edition prints in 1998
Materials & Technique:
prints, relief, intaglio colour woodcut printed from 14 woodblocks Support: pale orange, wove, handmade TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: trial proof 4
Edition: edition of 35, plus 14 AP, 4 TP, RTP, PPI, TGLimp., A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1998
Edition Notes: Project supervision by Kenneth Tyler. Papermaking by Tom Strianese and John Hutcheson. Woodblock preparation by Yasuyuki Shibata. Proofing by Shibata assisted by Christopher Creyts. Edition printing by Shibata.
41 colour woodcut printed on pale orange TGL handmade paper from 14 woodblocks (13 apple maple, 1 pine).
Primary Insc: signed lower right corner, pencil "Frankenthaler". not dated
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "Trial Proof IV"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon]
verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "TALES OF GENJI II / HF95-3198"
verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "FEB 26 '96" [vertically]
verso: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "4" [upside down]
comp and sheet 106.4 h x 119.2 w cm
: TGL print documentation, 1998
: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002 Accession No
: NGA 2002.1.79.2 Image rights
: © Helen Frankenthaler / Tyler Graphics Ltd. 1998