Helen FRANKENTHALER, Tales of Genji IV Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1928 – 2011

Tales of Genji IV 1998
Collection Title: the 'Tales of Genji' series 1998
Title Notes: 005-004
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, portfolios, relief, stencil colour woodcut, stencil printed from 12 woodblocks and one stencil Support: light rose, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: 5/30
Edition: edition of 30 plus 12 artist's proofs; 3 trial proofs; colour trial proof; special proof; 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: Papermaking by Tom Strianese and John Hutcheson. Woodblock and stencil preparation, proofing and edition printing by Yasuyuki Shibata. 21 colour woodcut printed from 12 woodblocks (10 maple, 2 mahogany) and one stencil.
Primary Insc: signed lower right corner, pencil "Frankenthaler"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "5/30"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop verso: inscribed lower left, pencil "HF95-3204"
Dimensions: comp and sheet 119.4 h x 106.7 w cm Frame 133.4 h x 121.6 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 2002.1.81.1
Image rights: © Helen Frankenthaler / Tyler Graphics Ltd.