Masami TERAOKA, Kunisada eclipsed Enlarge 1 /1


Japan born 1936

  • United States

Kunisada eclipsed 1993 Description: Kunisada eclipsed from 'the Hawaii snorkel' series

Collection Title: the 'Hawaii snorkel' series 1993
Title Notes: 002-003
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: colour trial proof
Edition: edition of 30 plus 10 artist's proofs; 4 trial proofs; 2 colour trial proofs; 2 working proofs; right to print; printer's proof I; printer's proof II; Tyler Graphics Ltd impression; archive copy
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd
Place Published: Mount Kisco, New York
Date Published: 1993

Edition Notes: An original fourty six colour woodcut, etching, aquatint, hand-coloured printed from one copper plate and fifteen woodblocks. First black was printed from the copper plate. Next, colours were printed from woodblocks. After printing, the print was handcoloured using grey ink. 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 hand-colouring by Yasuyuki Shibata.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower left, pencil "Masami Teraoka 1993"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left, pencil "CTP 2/2"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexgon] inscribed lower right, pencil "for color all over KET" verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "MT91-2068" verso: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "6/1 for mylar (straight P.C.B)"
Dimensions: comp and sheet 65.6 h x 115.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Tyler Graphics documentation (1993)
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.548