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Tales of Genji V 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, stencil colour woodcut, stencil printed from 21 woodblocks and one stencil Support: rust, wove, handmade TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: colour trial proof 2
Edition: edition of 36, plus 14 AP, 2 TP, 2 CTP, WP, SP, 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 and stencil preparation, proofing and edition printing by Yasuyuki Shibata. 49 colour woodcut and stencil, printed from 21 woodblocks (10 maple, 2 mahogany) and one stencil. Colours printed; burnt sienna, charcoal, orange, tan, white, pink x 2, red, green x 2, blue x 2, dark brown
Primary Insc: signed lower right corner, pencil "Frankenthaler" not dated
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "Colour Trial Proof II"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "HF95-3205/Tales of Genji V" verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "22/9/97" [vertically]
Dimensions: comp and sheet 107.4 h x 119.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1998
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.82.2
Image rights: © Helen Frankenthaler / Tyler Graphics Ltd. 1998