1993 Description: Kunisada eclipsed from 'the Hawaii snorkel' series
Collection Title: the 'Hawaii snorkel' series 1993
Title Notes: 002-003
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)"
comp and sheet 65.6 h x 115.8 w cm
: Tyler Graphics documentation (1993)
: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002 Accession No
: NGA 2002.1.548