Masami TERAOKA, Catfish envy Enlarge 1 /1


Japan born 1936

  • United States

Catfish envy 1993 Description: Catfish envy from the 'Hawaii snokel' series

Collection Title: the 'Hawaii snorkel' series 1993
Title Notes: 001-003
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, relief, intaglio colour woodcut, etching, aquatint and hand colouring Support: buff, wove, handmade, Fuji paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: artist's proof 6
Edition: edition of 30 plus 8AP, 3TP, WP, RTP, PPI, PPII, PPIII, TGLimp., A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1993

Edition Notes: A 31 colour woodblock, etching, aquatint, hand-coloured printed from one copper plate and eight woodblocks. First, black was printed from the copper plate. Next, colours were printed from the woodblocks. After printing, Shibata hand-coloured each print using red 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 handcolouring by Yasuyuki Shibata.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right corner, pencil "Masami Teraoka 1993"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower right, pencil "AP 6"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "MT 91-2067"
Dimensions: comp and sheet 66.0 h x 98.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Tyler Graphics documentation (1993)
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.547