Helen FRANKENTHALER, Tales of Genji II Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1928 – 2011

Tales of Genji II 1998
Collection Title: the 'Tales of Genji' series 1998
Title Notes: 005-002
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, relief colour woodcut printed from 14 woodblocks Support: pale orange, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: 8/35
Edition: edition of 35, plus 14 AP, 4 TP, 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 preparation by Yasuyuki Shibata. Proofing and edition printing by Shibata. 41 colour woodcut printed from 14 woodblocks (13 apple maple, 1 pine)
Primary Insc: signed lower right, pencil "Frankenthaler"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower right, pencil "8/35"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left, pencil "HF95-3198"
Dimensions: comp and sheet 119.4 h x 106.7 w cm Frame 133.4 h x 121.5 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 2002.1.79.4
Image rights: © Helen Frankenthaler / Tyler Graphics Ltd.