United States of America 1928
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: seven ply, pine wood
Impression: R-9 and R-4
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. Front matrix used to print rose. Verso matrix used to print white, ultra violet.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: inscribed upper centre, blue marker "R-9" [on tape]
inscribed upper centre edge, black pen "Right BL. 9R R48 INTAGLIO ROSE"
inscribed lower centre, green pen "9" [on tape] [upsidedown]
verso: inscribed upper centre, blue marker "R-4" [on tape]
verso: inscribed upper centre edge, black pen "Right BL.4R R41 INTAGLIO ULTRA 2"
verso: inscribed lower left, blue pen "ULTRA WHITE 2" [vertically]
verso: inscribed upper left, pencil "P.3 ULTRA" [vertically]
wood 114.2 h x 76.0 w x 1.0 d cm
: TGL print documentation, 2000
: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002 Accession No
: NGA 2002.1.195.29 Image rights
: © Tyler Graphics Ltd.