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-5 and R-10
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 only. Verso matrix used to print turquoise, ultra violet, pink and white.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: inscribed upper centre, blue marker "R-5" [on tape]
inscribed upper centre edge, black pen "Right BL. 5R R:42 INTAGLIO WHITE"
inscribed lower right, green pen "5" [on tape]
stamped lower left corner, green ink "B/BB/ 1-8" [encircled]
stamped lower left corner, green ink "AFD2" [with inidentified logo]
verso: inscribed upper centre, blue marker "R-10" [on tape]
verso: inscribed upper centre edge, black pen "Right BL. 10R R49 + 56 INTAGLIO R49 ULTRA 3 R56 TURQUOISE/ PINK/ BLUE"
wood 114.0 h x 76.2 w x 1.0 d cm
: TGL print documentation, 2000
: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002 Accession No
: NGA 2002.1.195.26 Image rights
: © Tyler Graphics Ltd.