Helen FRANKENTHALER, Tales of Genji III Enlarge 1 /1

Helen FRANKENTHALER

United States of America 1928 – 2011

Tales of Genji III 1998
Collection Title: the 'Tales of Genji' series 1998
Title Notes: 005-003
Creation Notes: Frankenthaler began the Tales of Genji series in 1995 and published the edition prints in 1998
Materials & Technique: prints, relief, stencil colour woodcut and stencil printed from 18 woodblocks and two stencils Support: grey, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: 3/36
Edition: edition of 36 plus 14 artist's proofs; 6 trial proofs; right to print; printer's proof I; TGL impression; archive copy
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd
Place Published: Mount Kisco, New York
Date Published: 1998

Edition Notes: A 53 colour woodcut printed from 18 woodblocks (17 apple maple, 1 mahogany) and two stencils. Papermaking by Tom Strianese and John Hutcheson. Woodblock and stencil preparation, proofing and edition printing by Yasuyuki Shibata.
Primary Insc: signed lower right, pencil "Frankenthaler"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower right, pencil "3/36"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner., TGL chop verso: inscribed lower left, pencil "HF95-3196"
Dimensions: comp and sheet 119.4 h x 106.7 w cm Frame 133.2 h x 121.4 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 2002.1.80.4
Image rights: © Helen Frankenthaler / Tyler Graphics Ltd.