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: a group of 33 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: pine wood
Impression: L-8
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 ultra violet, rose red, ochre and blue.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: inscribed upper centre edge., black pen "LEFT BL. 8L R:10 RELIEF ULTRA 1 / OCHER/ ROSE RED/ BLUE TOP " inscribed lower left corner, black pen "PANEL 1" [upsidedown] inscribed upper centre, blue marker "L-8" [on tape] and bot.c., blue marker "8" [on tape] inscribed lower centre edge, black pen "Left BL.8L R:10"
Dimensions: wood 114.4 h x 76.4 w x 1.0 d cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 2000
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.195.7
Image rights: © Tyler Graphics Ltd.