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Helen FRANKENTHALER

United States of America 1928 – 2011

Tales of Genji III 1998
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, stencil colour woodcut and stencil printed from 18 woodblocks and two stencils Support: grey, wove, TGL handmade paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: colour trial proof 2
Edition: edition of 36, plus 14 AP, 6 TP, RTP, PPI, TGLimp., A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd
Place Published: Mount Kisco, 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. 53 colour woodcut with stencil, printed on greyTGL handmade paper from 18 woodblocks (17 apple maple, 1 mahogany) and 2 stencils.
Primary Insc: signed lower right corner, pencil "Frankenthaler"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower right, pencil "Colour Trial Proof II"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop verso: inscribed lower left corner, " / TALES OF GENJI III / HF95-3198"
Dimensions: comp and sheet 119.0 h x 106.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1998
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.80.3
Image rights: © Helen Frankenthaler / Tyler Graphics Ltd. 1998