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Helen FRANKENTHALER

United States of America 1928 – 2011

Madame Butterfly woodblocks 2000 Description: a group of 33 woodblocks used in the printing of Madame Butterfly
Materials & Technique: prints, matrices, matrices (used for both relief and intaglio printing) woodblocks used in the printing of Madame Butterfly Impression: parent record
Edition: edition: 33; plus 14AP; 7TP; 2CTP; SP; 2WP; RTP; PPI; TGLimp; A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 2000

Edition Notes: 102 colours printed in 59 runs from 46 woodblocks (30 birch, 14 maple, 1 luan mahogany and 1 fir) on three sheets (one light sienna and two sienna) of TGL paper. Project supervision by Kenneth Tyler. Papermaking by Tom Strianese and Michael Mueller. Woodblock preparation by Yasuyuki Shibata. Proofing and edition printing by Shibata.
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 2000
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.195.1-33
Image rights: © Helen Frankenthaler / Tyler Graphics Ltd.