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Japan born 1936

  • United States

Longing samurai 1992 Description: Longing Samurai from 'the Hawaii snorkel' series

Collection Title: the 'Hawaii snorkel' series 1993
Title Notes: 003-002
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, relief, intaglio woodcut, etching, aquatint and hand colouring Support: buff, wove, handmade, Fuji paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: trial proof 5
Edition: edition of 30 plus 8AP, 6TP, RTP, PPI, PPII, TGLimp., A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1992

Edition Notes: A twenty four colour woodblock, etching, aquatint from one copper plate and eleven woodblocks. First, the copper plate was printed in black. Next, colours were printed from the woodblocks. Plate preparation, processing and steel facing by Anthony Kirk. Proofing by Kirk and Susan Hover. Corrections and reworking by Kirk, Hover, Kenneth Tyler and Paul Stillpass. Edition printing by Hover. Woodblock preparation, carving, proofing, edition printing and handcolouring by Yasuyuki Shibata.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right corner, pencil "Masami Teraoka '92"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower right, pencil "TP V"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "MT91-2065"
Dimensions: comp and sheet 64.6 h x 97.3 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Tyler Graphics documentation (1993)
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.550