Helen FRANKENTHALER, Madame Butterfly woodblock Enlarge 1 /1

Helen FRANKENTHALER

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'
Materials & Technique: prints, matrices, matrix (used for intaglio printing) woodblock Support: three ply, pine wood
Impression: L-13 and L-14
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: Two matrices on the one woodblock. Frontside used to print L.14, verso used to print L.13
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: inscribed upper centre, blue marker "L-14" [on tape] inscribed lower centre, red pen "13[in circle] 14" [on tape upside down] inscribed lower centre edge, black pen "Left BL.14L R:17" inscribed upper left corner., blue pen " PANEL 1" inscribed upper left edge, black pen "Left BL.14L R:17 INTAGLIO LIGHT BLUE/PINK 1[in circle] inscribed upper centre edge, black pen "TOP" verso: inscribed upper centre, blue marker "L-13" [on tape] verso, inscribed lower centre, "13[in circle] 11[In circle]" [on tape upside down] verso, inscribed lower centre edge, black pen "Left BL.13L R:16" verso, inscribed upper left edge., black pen "Left BL.13L R:16 INTAGLIO WHITE/COBALT/MILORI[?]" verso, inscribed upper left corner, pencil "PINK BLUE" [vertical]
Dimensions: wood 114.2 h x 75.3 w x 1.2 d cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 2000
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.195.11
Image rights: © Tyler Graphics Ltd.