Masami TERAOKA, Catfish envy Enlarge 1 /1


Japan born 1936

  • United States

Catfish envy 1992 Description: Catfish envy from the 'Hawaii snorkel' series

Collection Title: the 'Hawaii snorkel' series 1993
Title Notes: 001-002
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 3
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: An original thirty one 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-coooured 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 1992"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower right, pencil "TP3 (Copper plate before addition of lettering on Edition paper)"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexgon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "EXTRA / LARGE / for / Masami / to play with color on" [EXTRA and LARGE underlined] verso: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "6/1 for mylar (straight P.C.B)"
Dimensions: comp and sheet 67.2 h x 106.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Tyler Graphics documentation (1993)
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.546