Helen FRANKENTHALER, Madame Butterfly woodblock Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1928 – 2011

Madame Butterfly woodblock 2000 Description: one of 46 woodblocks used in the printing of 'Madame Butterfly'

Collection Title: 46 woodblocks used in the printing of 'Madame Butterfly'
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, matrices, matrix (used for relief printing) woodblock Support: seven ply, pine wood
Impression: R-3
Edition: edition of 33, plus 14 AP, 7 TP, 2 CTP, SP, 2 WP, RTP, PPI, TGLimp., A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 2000

Edition Notes: Used to print white, ultra purple, blue, ochre, brown.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: inscribed upper centre, blue marker "R.3" [on tape] inscribed lower right side, blue pen "ULTRA WHITE" inscribed lower right side, black and green pen "after block/12/ultra" [on tape] inscribed upper left edge, black pen "Right BL. 3R R40 + 52 RELIEF R40 WHITE R52 ULTRA 2[in circle] GRADUATION"
Dimensions: wood 114.1 h x 76.1 w x 1.0 d cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 2000
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.195.25
Image rights: © Tyler Graphics Ltd.