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-7 and R-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: Two matrices on the one woodblock. Front matrix used to print white. Verso matrix used to print turquoise, ochre.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: inscribed upper centre, blue marker "R-7" [on tape]
inscribed upper centre edge, black pen "Right BL. 7R R45 + 46 INTAGLIO R45 WHITE R 46 WHITE"
inscribed lower left corner, green pen "P.3 WHITE"
verso: inscribed upper centre, blue marker "R-8" [on tape]
verso: inscribed upper centre edge, black pen "Right BL.8R R47 INTAGLIO TURQUOISE/ OCHER"
verso: inscribed lower right, pencil "P.3 Turquoise ochre" [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 2002.1.195.28 Image rights
: © Tyler Graphics Ltd.