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Tales of Genji IV 1998
Collection Title: the 'Tales of Genji' series 1998
Creation Notes: Frankenthaler began the Tales of Genji series in 1995 and published the edition prints in 1998
Materials & Technique: prints, relief, stencil colour woodcut, stencil printed from 12 woodblocks and one stencil Support: light rose, wove, handmade TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: trial proof III
Edition: edition of 30, plus 12 AP, 3 TP, CTP, SP, RTP, PPI, TGLimp., A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd
Place Published: Mount Kisco, New York
Date Published: 1998

Edition Notes: Papermaking by Tom Strianese and John Hutcheson. Woodblock and stencil preparation, proofing and edition printing by Yasuyuki Shibata. 21 colour woodcut printed from 12 woodblocks (10 maple, 2 mahogany) and one stencil.
Primary Insc: signed lower right corner, pencil "Frankenthaler"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower right, pencil "Trial Proof III"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop verso: inscribed lower left, pencil "HF95-3204/Tales of Genji IV", "10/28/96 / WOODGRAIN / BEFORE / COLORS" [vertically]
Dimensions: comp and sheet 119.4 h x 107.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1998
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.81.3
Image rights: © Helen Frankenthaler / Tyler Graphics Ltd. 1998